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The Man of Stone (1936)

Le golem (original title)
The Golem, a giant creature created out of clay by a rabbi, comes to life in a time of trouble to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

Director:

Julien Duvivier

Writers:

André-Paul Antoine (screenplay), Julien Duvivier (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Harry Baur ... L'empereur Rodolphe II - roi de Bohème
Roger Karl ... Lang - Le chancelier
Charles Dorat Charles Dorat ... Jacob - Le rabbin
Roger Duchesne ... Trignac
Raymond Aimos Raymond Aimos ... Toussaint
Gaston Jacquet ... Friedrich - le chef de la police
Ferdinand Hart ... Le Golem
Germaine Aussey ... La comtesse Strada
Jany Holt ... Rachel
Truda Grosslichtová Truda Grosslichtová ... Madame Benoit (as Tania Doll)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernst Reicher Ernst Reicher
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The Golem, a giant creature created out of clay by a rabbi, comes to life in a time of trouble to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

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A brilliant new version of the celebrated legend!

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Fantasy | Horror

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Details

Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 March 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man of Stone See more »

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AB See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-46. Because of poor documentation (feature films were often not identified by title in conventional sources) no record has yet been found of its initial television broadcast. See more »

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Edited into Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1943) See more »

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what is a Golem?
12 August 2000 | by Ben HollandSee all my reviews

A Golem is an old Czech fairy tale that Mary Shelly stole and rewrote as a film called - Frankenstein. Yes, that is right Frankenstein is a rip-off - A fake, a fraud.

So now it is your duty to go a find out what the Czech fairy tale is about. Watch this film. It is about the Golem, (a story that has been passed from generation to generation), a creature that was created by a Jewish Rabbi......and if you have seen Frankenstein then you what else I am about to tell you.

Go watch this real Frankenstein movie


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