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Desire (1921)

Sehnsucht (original title)
A young Russian dancer in Geneva returns to Russia, where he falls in love with a grand duchess. He is arrested but manages to escape.

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Ivan - A young Russian dancer
Gussy Holl ...
Grand Princess
Eugen Klöpfer
Margarete Schlegel ...
Marja
Paul Graetz
Helene Gray
Danny Guertler ...
(as Danny Gürtler)
Albert Bennefeld
Marcela Gremo
Ellen Bolan ...
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A young Russian dancer in Geneva returns to Russia, where he falls in love with a grand duchess. He is arrested but manages to escape.

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Murnau's Third Film is among the LOST: synopsis follows.
13 September 2001 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

A young Russian dancer in Geneva returns to Russia, where he falls in love with a grand duchess. He is arrested but manages to escape, searching for her until he is told she has died while he was in prison.

This is among the LOST films - no negative or positive materials are known to exist.

Above gleaned from Lotte Eisner's biography of Murnau.


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