A Glass of Water (1923 film)

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A Glass of Water
Directed by Ludwig Berger
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Eugène Scribe (play)
Adolf Lantz
Ludwig Berger
Starring Mady Christians
Lucie Höflich
Hans Brausewetter
Rudolf Rittner
Music by Bruno Schulz
Cinematography Günther Krampf
Erich Waschneck
Distributed by Decla-Bioscop
Release date
1 February 1923
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

A Glass of Water (German:Ein Glas Wasser) is a 1923 German silent historical film directed by Ludwig Berger and starring Mady Christians, Lucie Höflich and Hans Brausewetter. It premiered at the UFA-Palast am Zoo on 1 February 1923.[1] It was based on a play of the same title by Eugène Scribe, set in England during the reign of Queen Anne. The film was very well received both commercially and critically on its release. It is considered one of the milestones of Weimar cinema.[2]



  1. ^ Hardt p.228
  2. ^ Hardt p.78


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.

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