Napoleon at Saint Helena

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Napoleon at Saint Helena
Directed by Lupu Pick
Produced by Peter Ostermayr
Serge Sandberg
Lupu Pick
Written by Abel Gance
Willy Haas
Lupu Pick
Starring Werner Krauss
Hanna Ralph
Albert Bassermann
Philippe Hériat
Music by Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Cinematography Robert Baberske
Ludwig Lippert
Fritz Arno Wagner
Friedrich Weinmann
Studio Peter Ostermayr Produktion
Distributed by Deutsche Lichtspiel-Syndikat
Release dates 7 November 1929
Running time 100 minutes
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Napoleon at Saint Helena (German: Napoleon auf Sankt Helena) is a 1929 German silent historical film directed by Lupu Pick and starring Werner Krauss, Hanna Ralph and Albert Bassermann. The film depicts the final years of Napoleon between 1815 and 1821 during his period of exile on the British Atlantic island of Saint Helena following his defeat at Waterloo.[1]



  1. ^ Prawer p.87


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: Jewish Presences in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2007.

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