Behind the Altar

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Behind the Altar
Behind the Altar.jpg
Directed by Julius Brandt
William Dieterle
Produced by William Dieterle
Written by William Dieterle
Starring William Dieterle
Marcella Albani
Alfred Gerasch
Cinematography Otto Martini
Erich Nitzschmann
Giovanni Vitrotti
Distributed by Deutsch-Nordische Film-Union
Release date
8 December 1927
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Behind the Altar or The Secret of Abbe X (German: Das Geheimnis des Abbe X) is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Julius Brandt and William Dieterle and starring Dieterle, Marcella Albani and Alfred Gerasch.[1]

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Erich Grave and Ernst Stern.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.90


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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