Earth Spirit (film)

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Earth Spirit
Directed by Leopold Jessner
Produced by Richard Oswald
Written by Frank Wedekind (play)
Carl Mayer
Starring Asta Nielsen
Albert Bassermann
Carl Ebert
Gustav Rickelt
Cinematography Axel Graatkjær
Distributed by Richard Oswald-Film
Release date
22 February 1923
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Earth Spirit (German:Erdgeist) is a 1923 German silent drama film directed by Leopold Jessner and starring Asta Nielsen, Albert Bassermann and Carl Ebert. It is based on the play of the same name by Frank Wedekind. It premiered in Berlin on 22 February 1923.[1]



  1. ^ Grange p.141


  • Grange, William. Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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