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Genre  Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Country  Germany
6.8/10 IMDb

Director  Arthur Robison
Music director  Ernst Riege
Schatten Eine nachtliche Halluzination movie poster
Language  Silent film German intertitles
Writer  Arthur Robison, Rudolf Schneider
Release date  1923 (1923)
Initial release  October 16, 1923 (Germany)
Screenplay  Arthur Robison, Rudolf Schneider
Cast  Alexander Granach (Shadowplayer), Fritz Kortner (The Count), Ruth Weyher (His Wife), Gustav von Wangenheim (Her Lover), Eugen Rex (A Servant), Lilli Herder (The Maid)
Similar movies  Rudolf Klein-Rogge appears in Warning Shadows and Destiny
Tagline  Arthur Robison's Expressionist Thriller

Warning shadows 1923


An illusionist turns a shadowy puppet show into a violent premonition of what might occur if the wife of a jealous German baron continues to flirt with dinner guests.

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Schatten – Eine nachtliche Halluzination ("Shadows - a Nocturnal Hallucination", also known in English as Warning Shadows) is a 1923 German silent film directed by Arthur Robison. It is considered part of German Expressionism.

Schatten Eine nachtliche Halluzination movie scenes

During a dinner, given by a wealthy baron and his wive, attended by four of her suitors in a 19th century German manor, a shadow-player rescues the marriage by giving all the guests a vision what might happen tonight if the baron stays jealous and the suitors do not reduce their advances towards his beautiful wife. Or was it a vision?

Plot

Schatten – Eine nachtliche Halluzination movie scenes Warning Shadows Schatten Eine Nachtliche Halluzination 1923

During a dinner given by a wealthy baron and his wife, four of her suitors attend the 19th century German manor. A shadow-player rescues the marriage by giving all the guests a vision of what might happen if the baron stays jealous and the suitors do not reduce their advances towards his beautiful wife. Or was it a vision?

Cast

  • Alexander Granach as Shadowplayer
  • Fritz Kortner as The count
  • Ruth Weyher as His wife
  • Gustav von Wangenheim as Her lover
  • Eugen Rex as A servant
  • Lilli Herder as Dienstmaedchen
  • Fritz Rasp as Diener
  • Karl Platen as 2. Diener
  • Max Gulstorff as 2. Kavalier
  • Ferdinand von Alten as 3. Kavalier
  • Rudolf Klein-Rogge
  • Similar Movies

    Rudolf Klein-Rogge appears in Warning Shadows and Destiny. Fritz Rasp appears in Warning Shadows and Diary of a Lost Girl. Asphalt (1929). The Last Laugh (1924). Fritz Kortner appears in Warning Shadows and The Woman One Longs for.

    Literary significance

    Referred to in Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh. Anthony Blanches description of Sebastians companion Kurt: "He is like the footman in Warning Shadows - a great clod of a German..." This is presumably the character portrayed by Fritz Rasp.

    References

    Schatten – Eine nachtliche Halluzination Wikipedia
    Schatten – Eine nachtliche Halluzination IMDbSchatten – Eine nachtliche Halluzination Rotten TomatoesSchatten Eine nachtliche Halluzination themoviedb.org


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