The Black Forest Girl (1929 film)

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The Black Forest Girl
Directed by Victor Janson
Produced by Gustav Schwab
Written by Max Jungk
Walter Reisch
Starring Liane Haid
Fred Louis Lerch
Walter Janssen
Georg Alexander
Cinematography Eduard Hoesch
Edgar S. Ziesemer
Distributed by Deutsche First National Pictures
Release dates 24 October 1929
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Black Forest Girl (German:Schwarzwaldmädel) is a 1929 German silent romance film directed by Victor Janson and starring Liane Haid, Fred Louis Lerch and Walter Janssen.[1] The film's art direction was by Heinz Fenchel and Jacek Rotmil. The film is based on the 1917 operetta of the same title, composed by Leon Jessel with a libretto by August Neidhart. It is set in the Black Forest region of Germany in the 1840s.



  1. ^ Prawer p.208


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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