The Student of Prague (1926 film)

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The Student of Prague
A 1926 promotional film poster
Directed by Henrik Galeen
Written by Hanns Heinz Ewers
Henrik Galeen
Starring Conrad Veidt
Werner Krauss
Eliza La Porta
Agnes Esterhazy
Cinematography Günther Krampf
Release dates
  • October 25, 1926 (1926-10-25)
Running time 91 min.
Country Weimar Republic
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Student of Prague (German: Der Student von Prag) is a 1926 silent film by actor and filmmaker Henrik Galeen. It is a remake of The Student of Prague (1913). It is considered as Galeen's most important film since The Golem.

The film crew involved some famous names: designer Hermann Warm, ; Günther Krampf, cinematographer ; and the actors Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt and Eliza La Porta. The film "Der Student von Prag" made La Porta a well-known actress.

For plot summary, see The Student of Prague (1913 film).


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