Der brennende Acker

Directed by: Rochus Gliese, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Germany, 1922

Germany, 1922
Plakatmotiv Der brennende Acker, © Production Company

Cast and Credits

Associate Producer Erich Pommer
Director Rochus Gliese
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
Scenario Willy Haas
Arthur Rosen
Thea von Harbou
Director of Photography Karl Freund
Fritz Arno Wagner
Camera Operator Robert Baberske
Composer Alexander Schirmann
Art Director Rochus Gliese
Costume Design Rochus Gliese
Cast Magnus Stifter
Alfred Abel [Baron Ludwig von Lellevel]
Stella Arbenina [Helga, 2te Frau des Counten]
Hellmuth Bergmann [Kutscher]
Hans Bernecker
Gustav Botz [Prof. Butkin, Sachverstaendiger]
Lya de Putti [Gerda, daughter aus 1er Ehe]
Grete Diercks [Maria, young Baeuerin (as Greta Dierks)]
Olga Engl
Unda Faliansky
Harry Frank
Vladimir Gajdarov [Johannes, 2er son Rogs]
Leonhard Haskel [Pferdehaendler]
Adolf Klein
Eugen Klöpfer [Peter, Rogs son]
Werner Kraus [Rog, der old Bauer]
Emilie Kurz [Grossmagd]
Robert Leffler
Albert Patry
Rolf Prasch
Eugen Rex [Ackerkaeufer]
Eugen Rex [Zofe der Gerda]
Emilie Unda [Marfa, eine old servantin]
Eduard von Winterstein [Count Rudenberg]
Elsa Wagner [Magda]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 125 minutes
Sound System: silent
First Screening: March 3, 1922 in Hamburg, Waterloo
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: Bundesarchiv - Filmarchiv]
Szenenphoto aus Der brennende Acker, © Production Company

Szenenphoto aus Der brennende Acker, © Production Company
Szenenphoto aus Der brennende Acker, © Production Company

General Information

Der brennende Acker is a motion picture produced in the year 1922 as a Germany production. The Film was directed by Rochus Gliese, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, with Magnus Stifter, Elsa Wagner, Hellmuth Bergmann, Hans Bernecker, Gustav Botz, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of Der brennende Acker available.

Bibliography Der Film 11 / 1922 (Kritik), Nr. 25 / 1922 (Inserat);
- Deutsche Spielfilme von den Anfängen bis 1933, hg von Günther Dahlke und Günther Karl, Berlin 1988, pg 73f
Cinémathèque Suisse, Nr. 159, Lausanne 1997

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