The Student of Prague (1913)

Stars: Paul Wegener, John Gottowt, Grete Berger
Director: Stellan Rye
Runtime: 71 minutes
Language: German intertitles w/ English subtitles + a music score
Color:  Tinted
Format:  DVD-R (region free)
Rating: NR
Price: $16.95

The Student of Prague

Director: Stellan Rye

Paul Wegener ... Balduin
John Gottowt ... Scapinelli
Grete Berger ... Komtesse Margit
Lyda Salmonova ... Lyduschka
Lothar Körner ... Graf von Schwarzenberg
Fritz Weidemann ... Baron Waldis-Schwarzenberg

Baldwin, a poor yet notable student, becomes enamored with the lovely Komtesse Margit after a chance encounter. However being penniless he knows he has no chance with his lady love. That is until the mysterious Scapinelli offers him a fortune in gold if he signs a peculiar contract entitling the old man to take whatever he wishes from Balwdin's austere dorm. Baldwin happily signs not suspecting the true price he will pay in this dark bargain.

71 minutes with a music score by Christopher Congdon