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The Golem ()

Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam (original title)
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In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

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Der Golem / The Golem
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Der Rabbi Löw / Rabbi Loew
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Miriam, des Rabbi Tochter / Miriam, the Rabbi's Daughter
Ernst Deutsch ...
Der Rabbi Famulus / Rabbi Famulus
Hans Stürm ...
Der Rabbi Jehuda, der Älteste der Gemeinde (as Hanns Sturm)
Max Kronert ...
Der Tempeldiener / Temple Servant
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Der Kaiser / Emperor Luhois
Dore Paetzold ...
Des Kaisers Kebse / The Emperor Kebse
Lothar Müthel ...
Der Junker Florian / Knight Florian
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Ein Mägdelein mit der Rose / Little Girl with Rose
Loni Nest ...
Ein kleines Mädchen / Little Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carl Ebert ...
Temple Servant (uncredited)
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Jester (uncredited)
Ursula Nest ...
Little Girl (uncredited)

Directed by

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Carl Boese
Paul Wegener

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Henrik Galeen ... ()
 
Paul Wegener ... ()

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Paul Davidson ... producer

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Hans Landsberger
Karl-Ernst Sasse ... (1977)
Aljoscha Zimmermann ... (2000)

Cinematography by

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Karl Freund
Guido Seeber

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Hans Poelzig
Kurt Richter

Costume Design by

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Rochus Gliese

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Edgar G. Ulmer ... set designer (uncredited)

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Robert Baberske ... assistant camera

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Douglas M. Protsik ... musician: piano

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Taglines The 1920 Horror Masterpiece. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Golem: How He Came Into the World (United States)
  • The Golem (United States)
  • Le golem (France)
  • El golem (Spain)
  • Golem ili Zvezdata na Izrailya (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 91 min
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Trivia Lonis sister Ursula was supposed to play the child that destroyed the Golem, but she was too afraid of Paul Wegener in the Golem costume so she was replaced by her older sister Loni for that part. In the final print Ursula was left playing only one of the children. See more »
Goofs When the Rabbi returns with the Golem from the Feast, just before the Golem becomes angry at the Rabbi you can see briefly the top of a Crew Members head passing by at the window. This Scene is supposed to be playing in an upper room of a Tower. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into People Who Die Mysteriously in Their Sleep (2004). See more »

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