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Alraune (1919)

A mad scientist "creates" a beautiful but demonic woman, the result of a forced sexual union between a woman and a mandrake root, a plant said to have magical powers due to its uncanny resemblance to the human body.

Directors:

Michael Curtiz (as Mihály Kertész), Edmund Fritz

Writers:

Hanns Heinz Ewers (novel), Richárd Falk
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Cast

Cast overview:
Gyula Gál Gyula Gál ... Brinken professzor
Rózsi Szöllösi Rózsi Szöllösi ... Alraune
Kálmán Körmendy Kálmán Körmendy ... Braun Frank
Böske Malatinszky Böske Malatinszky ... Alma Raune
Géza Erdélyi Géza Erdélyi ... Gontram Farkas
Andor Kardos Andor Kardos ... Gontran Sebestyén, a jogtanácsos
Endre Kruppka Endre Kruppka ... Petersen tanársegéd
Károly Árnyay Károly Árnyay ... Manesse ügyvéd
Margit Lux Margit Lux
Violette Szlatenyl Violette Szlatenyl
Jenö Törzs
Szokol Aoles Szokol Aoles ... Professzor
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A mad scientist "creates" a beautiful but demonic woman, the result of a forced sexual union between a woman and a mandrake root, a plant said to have magical powers due to its uncanny resemblance to the human body.

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Country:

Hungary

Release Date:

January 1919 (Hungary) See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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