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Crown of Thorns (1923)
"I.N.R.I." (original title)

 -  27 March 1934 (USA)
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By the director of Cabinet of Dr.Caligari, this is the Passion embedded in a contemporary story. An anarchist jailed for an attempted assassination is told the Passion story by the prison ... See full synopsis »

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Werner Krauss ...
Emanuel Reicher ...
Kaiphas, der Hohepriester
Alexander Granach ...
Theodor Becker ...
Der röische Hauptmann
Robert Taube ...
Bruno Ziener ...
Hans Heinrich von Twardowski ...
Emil Lind ...
Max Kronert ...
Jacobus der Älere
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Walter Neumann ...
Guido Herzfeld ...
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By the director of Cabinet of Dr.Caligari, this is the Passion embedded in a contemporary story. An anarchist jailed for an attempted assassination is told the Passion story by the prison chaplain... See full synopsis »

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(copy of National Film Center, Tokyo Japan)

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Believed to have been long lost, a surviving complete copy was discovered in the archives of the Cineteca del Friuli in Italy in October 1999. Another copy was found in Japan and screened at National Film Center, Tokyo at February 2006. Although it looks some scenes are missing, it is 35mm tinted print with English intertitle. (Copy of Cineteca del Friuli is a 16mm print.) See more »

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