Der gelbe Schein

The Yellow Ticket, The Devil's Pawn, The yellow Pass

Directed by: Victor Janson, Eugen Illés, Paul Ludwig Stein, Germany, 1918

Germany, 1918
Szenenphoto aus Der gelbe Schein, © Universum-Film AG (UFA), Berlin

Cast and Credits

Production Universum-Film AG (UFA), Berlin
Producer Paul Davidson
Director Victor Janson
Eugen Illés
Paul L. Stein
Scenario Hans Brennert
Hanns Kräly
Director of Photography Eugen Illés
Art Director Kurt Richter
Cast Pola Negri [Lea Raab / Sonia Storki / Lydia Pavlova]
Harry Liedtke [Dmitrij, Medizinstudent]
Victor Janson [Ossip Storki, Lea's Teacher]
Adolf Edgar Licho [Professor Shukovskij, Lea's (real) father]
Werner Bernhardy [Astanov, Student]
Guido Herzfeld [Scholem Raab, Lea's father]
Margarete Kupfer [Besitzerin des Tanzsalons]
Marga Lind [Vera]

Technical specifications
Locations or Studios: INT: Ufa-Union-Ateliers, Berlin-Tempelhof; EXT: Nalewski-Viertel, Warschau
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,, 1624 meters, 6 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: November 22, 1918 in Berlin, UT Kurfürstendamm

Survival Status: Incomplete Prints of this picture are known [Archiv: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung]

Remarks and general Information in German: Remake des Films Czarna Ksiazeczka aus dem Jahre 1915 von Aleksander Hertz mit Pola Negri in der Hauptrolle. Der Film wurde während der nationalsozialistischen Herrschaft in Deutschland verboten und Kopien zerstört. 1922 in den USA unter dem Titel THE DEVIL'S PAWN gezeigt.

Von Kevin Brownlow restauriert sind Kopien in Israelischen Filmarchiv, Niederländischen Filmmuseum erhalten geblieben.

General Information

Der gelbe Schein is a motion picture produced in the year 1918 as a Germany production. The Film was directed by Victor Janson, Eugen Illés, with Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Victor Janson, Adolf Edgar Licho, Werner Bernhardy, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of Der gelbe Schein available.

Bibliography - Katalog des Pordenone-Festivals
- D Vol. 4 No. 333
- Filmwelt No. 49, 1918
- Verzeichnis in Deutschland gelaufener Filme. München 1980 (München) No. 264, 1918
- Verzeichnis in Deutschland gelaufener Filme. München 1980 (München) No. 267, 1919
- Verzeichnis in Deutschland gelaufener Filme. München 1980 (München) No. 560, 1919
- Karlsruhe stumm 2019 Katalog pp 69ff

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