The Convict from Istanbul

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The Convict from Istanbul
Directed by Gustav Ucicky
Produced by Günther Stapenhorst
Written by Fedor von Zobeltitz (novel)
Karl Hartl
Robert Liebmann
Franz Schulz
Starring Heinrich George
Betty Amann
Paul Hörbiger
Willi Forst
Cinematography Karl Hasselmann
Distributed by UFA
Release date(s) 30 August 1929
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Convict from Istanbul (German:Der Sträfling aus Stanbul) is a 1929 German silent drama film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Heinrich George, Betty Amann and Paul Hörbiger.[1]

The film's art direction is by Heinz Fenchel and Jacek Rotmil.



  1. ^ Prawer p.84


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

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