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Der Totentanz (1919)

In this apparently lost film, a beautiful dancer's sexual allure is used by an evil cripple to entice men to their deaths. Falling in love with one of the potential victims, she is told by ... See full summary »

Director:

Otto Rippert

Writer:

Fritz Lang

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Cast

Credited cast:
Karl Bernhard Karl Bernhard ... Frederic Hennekemper
Arnold Czempin Arnold Czempin ... Dr. Sellin
Fred Goebel Fred Goebel ... Harry Free, der Flieger (as Walter Goebel)
Sascha Gura Sascha Gura ... The Beautiful Dancer
Richard Kirsch Richard Kirsch
Werner Krauss ... The Cripple
Joseph Römer Joseph Römer
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Storyline

In this apparently lost film, a beautiful dancer's sexual allure is used by an evil cripple to entice men to their deaths. Falling in love with one of the potential victims, she is told by the cripple that he will set her free if her lover, actually a murderer himself, survives and escapes a bizarre labyrinthe which runs beneath the cripple's house. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Genres:

Horror

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Details

Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

31 October 1919 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Taniec smierci See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Helios Film See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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