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::1926 - Manon Lescaut



Germany 1926
Ufa
black & white

Synopsis:
A French adventurer fights to save a woman in the life of prostitution.

Cast:
Lya De Putti (Manon Lescaut)
Vladimir Gajdarov (Chevalier Des Grieux)
Eduard Rothauser (Military Commander Des Grieux)
Fritz Greiner (Marquis of Bli)
Hubert von Meyerinck (The Younger Bli)
Frida Richard (Manon's Aunt)
Emilie Kurz (Manon's Aunt)
Lydia Potechina (Susanne)
Theodor Loos (Tiberge)
Sig Arno (Lescaut)
Trude Hesterberg (Claire)
Marlene Dietrich (Micheline)
Olga Engl ()
Karl Harbacher ()
Hans Junkermann ()
Hermann Picha ()

Crew:
Arthur Robison (director)
Hans Kyser and Arthur Robison (writer)
Erich Pommer (producer)
Erno Rapee (original music)
Karl Freund (cinematography)
Theodor Sparkuhl (cinematography)
Paul Leni (set decoration)
Paul Leni (costume design)
Eugen Schüfftan (trick photography)
Robert Baberske (camera operator)
Jules Massenet (music)
based on the novel "L'Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut" by Abbé Prévost

Length:
2645m

Production:
June to September 1925, Ufa-Ateliers, Berlin-Tempelhof, September/October 1925, Neubabelsberg

Premiere:
15 February 1926, Ufa-Palast am Zoo, Berlin