Monthly Archives: December 1926


Faust Movie Review

UNRATED, 85 m., 1926

Gösta Ekman (Faust (as Gösta Ekmann)), Emil Jannings (Mephisto), Camilla Horn (Gretchen / Marguerite), Frida Richard (Gretchens Mutter / Marguerite’s mother (as Frieda Richard)), William Dieterle (Valentin: Gretchens Bruder / Marguerite’s brother (as Wilhelm Dieterle)), Yvette Guilbert (Marthe Schwerdtlein: Gretchens Tante / Marguerite’s aunt), Eric Barclay (Herzog von Parma / Duke of Parma (as Eric Barcley)), Hanna Ralph (Herzogin von Parma / Duchess of Parma), Werner Fuetterer (Erzengel / Archangel). Directed by F.W. Murnau and produced by Erich Pommer. Screenplay by Gerhart Hauptmann and Hans Kyser, based on the play Faust by Johann Wolfgang Goethe.

Faust Movie Poster

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Battleship Potemkin

The Battleship Potemkin Movie Review

UNRATED, 66 m., 1925

Aleksandr Antonov (Grigory Vakulinchuk – Bolshevik Sailor), Vladimir Barsky (Commander Golikov), Grigori Aleksandrov (Chief Officer Giliarovsky), Ivan Bobrov (Young Sailor Flogged While Sleeping (as I. Bobrov)), Mikhail Gomorov (Militant Sailor), Aleksandr Levshin (Petty Officer), N. Poltavtseva (Woman With Pince-nez), Konstantin Feldman (Student Agitator), Prokopenko (Mother Carrying Wounded Boy), A. Glauberman (Wounded Boy), Beatrice Vitoldi (Woman With Baby Carriage), Brodsky (Student), Julia Eisenstein (Woman with Food for Sailors), Sergei M. Eisenstein (Odessa Citizen), Andrey Fayt (Recruit (as A. Fait)). Directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein (as S.M. Eisenstein). Screenplay by Nina Agadzhanova (as N.F. Agadzhanova-Shutko).

The Battleship Potemkin Movie Poster

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