Der Herr der Liebe
|Der Herr der Liebe|
|Directed by||Fritz Lang|
|Produced by||Erich Pommer|
|Written by||Leo Koffler|
|Starring||Carl de Vogt
|Distributed by||Helios Film|
|Running time||60 minutes|
Der Herr der Liebe (English: The Master of Love) is a 1919 silent film directed in Germany by Fritz Lang. It was his second film. Carl de Vogt and Gilda Langer starred, as they had in Lang's debut feature, Halbblut. Lang himself is said to have acted in a supporting role.
Residing in a castle in the Carpathian Mountains, Hungarian nobleman Vasile Disecu becomes infatuated with Suzette, the daughter of his neighbor. He mistakes Stefana, a maid who is secretly in love with him, for Suzette and makes love to her. When Yvette, his wife or mistress, finds out, she avenges herself with a liaison with Lazar, a Jewish peddler. Vasile imprisons Lazar. He kills Yvette and then himself.
- Carl de Vogt as Vasile Disecu
- Gilda Langer as Yvette
- Erika Unruh as Stefana
- Max Narlinski as Lazar
- Sadjah Gezza as Suzette
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Der Herr der Liebe". Silent Era. Retrieved 2010-12-17.
- Eisner, Lotte H. (1976). Fritz Lang. Da Capo Press. p. 24. ISBN 0306802716. Retrieved March 3, 2013. "... the director also took part as an actor (... he had acted in a number of films he had written himself, in Berlin)"
- "Der Herr der Liebe". carldevogt.org. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
- "Der Herr der Liebe". filmportal.de. Retrieved March 3, 2013., in German
- Der Herr der Liebe at the Internet Movie Database
- Der Herr der Liebe at the TCM Movie Database
- Der Herr der Liebe at allmovie
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