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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 ... 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)
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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!

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

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Trivia

The synagogue seen in the initial scenes (and others) is clearly modeled on the Alt-Neu Synagogue in Prague, supposedly the place where the Golem would have been stored. See more »

Connections

Version of The Emperor and the Golem (1952) See more »

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17 June 2020 | by philjeudySee all my reviews

It's not easy to combine a French set of comedians with a legend from Jewish tradition supposingly happening in Prague but it's hard to resist to the charm of the pre-WW2 movie by Duvivier.


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Country:

Czechoslovakia | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 March 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man of Stone See more »

Company Credits

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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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