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"Der Golem" (1939)

The Golem (Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam)

Note: At this time, "Der Golem" is not available as a public domain film, and we choose not to link to the file. We apologize for any inconvience.

This second version of the golem legend is set in 16th century Prague, the era in which Rabbi Loew has created the giant golem from clay in order to save the Jews from persecution by the despot Rudolf II.

Loew's assistant, Famulus, has different plans, however, as he takes control of the golem and orders it to perform criminal acts, among which is the kidnapping of Miriam, the Rabbi's daughter.
Rebelling against the sordid tasks set for him, the golem goes on a murderous rampage...

Director: Carl Boese and Paul Wegener
Producer: Paul Davidson
Production Company: Projektion-AG Union (PAGU)
Audio/Visual: Silent, Black and White
Keywords: Silent; Fantasy; Horror; German Expressionism

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