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A Bargain with Satan ()

Der Student von Prag (original title)
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A poor student rescues a beautiful countess and soon becomes obsessed with her. A sorcerer makes a deal with the young man to give him fabulous wealth and anything he wants, if he will sign... See more »

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Balduin, a Student
Grete Berger ...
Countess Margit von Schwarzenberg
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Lyduschka, a Gypsy Girl (as L. Salmonowa)
John Gottowt ...
Scapinelli, an Old Adventurer
Lothar Körner ...
Count von Schwarzenberg, Lyduschka's Father
Fritz Weidemann ...
Baron Waldis-Schwarzenberg, Lyduschka's Cousin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hanns Heinz Ewers ...
Himself - with wide-brimmed hat at Belvedere (uncredited)
Alexander Moissi ...
Himself - with cap at Belvedere (uncredited)

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Paul Wegener
Stellan Rye ... (co-director)

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Hanns Heinz Ewers ... (story)
Hanns Heinz Ewers ... (adaptation supervision)
 
Alfred de Musset ... (quotation)

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Paul Wegener ... producer

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Josef Weiss

Cinematography by

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Guido Seeber

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Robert A. Dietrich
Klaus Richter

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Stellan Rye ... assistant director

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Guido Seeber ... special effects

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Plot Summary

A poor student rescues a beautiful countess and soon becomes obsessed with her. A sorcerer makes a deal with the young man to give him fabulous wealth and anything he wants, if he will sign his name to a contract. The student hurriedly signs the contract, but doesn't know what he's in for. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Also Known As
  • The Student of Prague (World-wide, English title)
  • The Student of Prague (United States)
  • A Bargain with Satan (United States)
  • L'étudiant de Prague (France)
  • El estudiante de Praga (Spain)
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  • 85 min
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Trivia This is sometimes considered to be the first horror film ever made. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in A német film 1933-ig (1989). See more »

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