Comedy of the Heart

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Comedy of the Heart
Directed by Rochus Gliese
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Sophie Hochstätter (novella)
F.W. Murnau
Rochus Gliese
Starring Lil Dagover
Nigel Barrie
Alexander Murski
Ruth Weyher
Music by Giuseppe Becce
Cinematography Theodor Sparkuhl
Distributed by Universum Film AG
Release date
30 September 1924
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Comedy of the Heart (German:Komödie des Herzens) is a 1924 German silent romance film directed by Rochus Gliese and starring Lil Dagover, Nigel Barrie and Alexander Murski. It premiered at the Tauentzienpalast in Berlin on 30 September 1924.[1] It was based on a novella by Sophie Hochstätter. The film was one of UFA's major releases of the 1923-1925 boom period.[2] It was made at the Babelsberg Studio.



  1. ^ Hart p.230
  2. ^ Kreimeier121-122


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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