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Torgus (1921)

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John, a young man raised by his aunt, is in love with Anna, a servant girl who is going to have his baby. He is willing to marry her but his stern aunt wants him to marry a rich girl. To ... See full synopsis »

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Hanns Kobe

Writer:

Carl Mayer
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gerd Fricke Gerd Fricke ... John
Ferdinand Gregori Ferdinand Gregori ... Vormund Johns
Eugen Klöpfer Eugen Klöpfer ... Torgeir
Marija Leiko Marija Leiko ... Anna
Kaethe Richter Kaethe Richter ... Gudrun
Adele Sandrock ... Turid
Hermine Straßmann-Witt Hermine Straßmann-Witt ... Groah, die Hebamme
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John, a young man raised by his aunt, is in love with Anna, a servant girl who is going to have his baby. He is willing to marry her but his stern aunt wants him to marry a rich girl. To separate the lovers, she arranges for her nephew to be enrolled at a university in a distant town. She then has Anna sent away to live with Torgus the coffinmaker and his mother where she will be secluded until the birth of the child. Torgus, a golemesque sort of fellow, is immediately charmed by the beautiful girl and takes pity on her. Meanwhile, Anna anxiously awaits John's return . . .

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Country:

Germany

Release Date:

21 October 1921 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Torgus See more »

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Production Co:

Centaur-Film GmbH See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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