Figures of the Night

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Figures of the Night
Directed by Richard Oswald
Produced by Richard Oswald
Screenplay by Richard Oswald
Based on Eleagabal Kuperus by Karl Hans Strobl
Starring Paul Wegener
Reinhold Schünzel
Erna Morena
Conrad Veidt
Cinematography Carl Hoffmann
Distributed by Decla-Bioscop
Release date
6 January 1920
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Figures of the Night (German:Nachtgestalten) is a 1920 German silent horror film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Paul Wegener, Reinhold Schünzel and Erna Morena.[1] It is based on the novel Eleagabal Kuperus by Karl Hans Strobl. The film's art direction was by Hans Dreier. It was filmed at the Babelsberg Studio in Berlin.



  1. ^ Hutchings p.323


  • Hutchings, Peter. The A to Z of Horror Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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