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Schatten - Eine nächtliche Halluzination ()


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A wealthy man invites the local wealthy bachelors over for a puppet show about men who covet another man's wife. The puppeteer is actually a witch and gives the men nightmares about what... See more »

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Shadowplayer
Max Gülstorff ...
2. Kavalier
Lilli Herder ...
Dienstmaedchen
Fritz Kortner ...
The count
Karl Platen ...
2. Diener
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Diener
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A servant
Ferdinand von Alten ...
3. Kavalier
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Her lover
Ruth Weyher ...
His wife
Heinrich Gotho ...
Violinist (uncredited)

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Arthur Robison

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Arthur Robison ... ()
 
Rudolf Schneider ... ()

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Enrico Dieckmann ... producer
Willy Seibold ... producer

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Ernst Riege

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Fritz Arno Wagner

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Albin Grau

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Albin Grau

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Plot Summary

During a dinner, given by a wealthy baron and his wive, attended by four of her suitors in a 19th century German manor, a shadow-player rescues the marriage by giving all the guests a vision what might happen tonight if the baron stays jealous and the suitors do not reduce their advances towards his beautiful wife. Or was it a vision? Written by Stephan Eichenberg

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Also Known As
  • Warning Shadows (World-wide, English title)
  • Le montreur d'ombres (France)
  • Sombras (Spain)
  • Varjoja - öinen harhanäky (Finland)
  • Sombras (Portugal)
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  • 90 min
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Goofs When the ShadowPlayer asks the servant (Fritz Rasp) to get the sheet for his shadow show, he pulls off the middle button on the left side of his vest. For the remainder of the movie, the button is back on. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Kingdom of Shadows (1998). See more »

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