Ludwig II, King of Bavaria

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Ludwig II, King of Bavaria
Ludwig II, King of Bavaria.jpg
Directed byWilliam Dieterle
Produced byJoe Pasternak
Paul Kohner
Written byWilliam Dieterle
Charlotte Hagenbruch
StarringWilliam Dieterle
Theodor Loos
Eugen Burg
Music byHansheinrich Dransmann
CinematographyCharles J. Stumar
Distributed byDeutsche Universal-Film
Release date
Running time
117 minutes
German intertitles

Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (German: Ludwig der Zweite, König von Bayern) is a 1929 German silent historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dieterle, Theodor Loos and Eugen Burg. It portrays the life and reign of the monarch Ludwig II who ruled Bavaria from 1864 to 1886. It was made at the Bavaria Studios in Geiselgasteig, Munich. The production company was the German subsidiary of the American studio Universal Pictures.[1]



  1. ^ Prawer p.97


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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