The Queen's Secretary

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The Queen's Secretary
Directed by Robert Wiene
Produced by Oskar Messter
Written by Robert Wiene
Starring Käthe Dorsch
Ressel Orla
Margarete Kupfer
Release dates April 1916
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Queen's Secretary (German: Der Sekretär der Königin) is a 1916 German silent comedy film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Käthe Dorsch, Ressel Orla and Margarete Kupfer. A young Queen secretly marries the commander of her bodyguard, but things are complicated when his ex-lover arrives with a touring opera company.[1] The film was widely praised for its direction, acting and cinematography.[2]



  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.27
  2. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.27


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.

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