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Der Golem

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Actor-director [[Performer~P116214~Paul Wegener~paulwegener]] made three films built around the mythical creature of Jewish legend: Golem was released in 1914, and a sequel of sorts, Der Golem und die Tänzerin, came out in 1917. This is the one film which has survived and is regarded among the landmarks of early German expressionism. In medieval Prague, Rabbi Loew ([[Performer~P67935~Albert Steinruck~albertsteinruck]]) observes the stars and concludes that trouble is brewing for his people. When the...more

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