The Woman in the Advocate's Gown

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The Woman in the Advocate's Gown
Directed by Adolf Trotz
Written by Petter Bendow (novel)
David S. Arnesen
Jane Bess
Starring Aud Egede-Nissen
Paul Richter
Fritz Kortner
Mona Mårtenson
Cinematography Robert Lach
Gunnar Nilsen-Vig
Norrøna Film
Distributed by Mondial-Film
Release dates 22 August 1929
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Woman in the Advocate's Gown (German: Die Frau im Talar) is a 1929 German silent drama film directed by Adolf Trotz and starring Aud Egede-Nissen, Paul Richter and Fritz Kortner. A female lawyer commits suicide after discovering the forgery case she is prosecuting had been committed by her own father.[1]

The film's art direction was by Hans Jacoby.



  1. ^ Prawer p.88


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

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