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Weimar-era German Expressionist classic

Weimar-era German Expressionist classic

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Paul Wegener's landmark gothic horror film was first released in 1914, before being substantially reworked for a reissue six years later.

The Golem, a clay hulk brought to life by a magic scroll implanted in his chest, saves the Jews from Rudolf II in 16th Century Prague. Reverting to his inanimate form, the monster is given the gift of life once more by a Rabbi's assistant who wants him to kidnap the beautiful Miriam...

A German Expressionist classic,Der Golem  can be considered a foundational entry in the canon of monster movies, with an obvious influence on James Whale’s Frankenstein in particular.

Paul Wegener's landmark gothic horror film was first released in 1914, before being substantially reworked for a reissue six years later.

The Golem, a clay hulk brought to life by a magic scroll implanted in his chest, saves the Jews from Rudolf II in 16th Century Prague. Reverting to his inanimate form, the monster is given the gift of life once more by a Rabbi's assistant who wants him to kidnap the beautiful Miriam...

A German Expressionist classic,Der Golem  can be considered a foundational entry in the canon of monster movies, with an obvious influence on James Whale’s Frankenstein in particular.

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SKU 5060000401745
Catalogue Number EKA40065
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1920
Director Paul Wegener, Carl Boese
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Eureka
Countries Germany
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Colour Black & White
Sound Dolby Stereo
Subtitles English
Language(s) German
Running time 84 min
DVD region 2
Certificate PG

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