The Convicted

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The Convicted
Directed by Rudolf Meinert
Written by Erich Kraft
Rudolf Meinert
Starring Eugen Klöpfer
Margarete Schlegel
Albert Steinrück
Arnold Korff
Music by Otto Stenzeel
Cinematography A.O. Weitzenberg
Distributed by International Film-AG
Release dates 1927
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Convicted (German: Die Vorbestraften) is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Rudolf Meinert and starring Eugen Klöpfer, Margarete Schlegel and Albert Steinrück. The film portrays a group of former prisoners who struggle to reintegrate into society.[1]



  1. ^ Rosenblum p.205


  • Bergfelder, Tim & Bock, Hans-Michael. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopedia of German. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Rosenblum, Warren. Beyond the Prison Gates: Punishment & Welfare in Germany, 1850-1933. UNC Press Books, 2008.

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