Shadows of the Metropolis

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Shadows of the Metropolis
Directed by Willi Wolff
Produced by Willi Wolff
Written by Robert Liebmann
Willi Wolff
Starring Ellen Richter
Alfred Gerasch
Walter Janssen
Music by Giuseppe Becce
Cinematography Axel Graatkjær
Ellen Richter Film
Distributed by UFA.
Release date
16 November 1925
Running time
108 minutes
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Shadows of the Metropolis (German:Schatten der Weltstadt) is a 1925 German silent drama film directed by Willi Wolff and starring Ellen Richter, Alfred Gerasch and Walter Janssen.[1]

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Otto Erdmann and Hans Sohnle. The film survives and has been restored by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Foundation.



  1. ^ Grange p.209


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

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