The Fallen (1926 film)

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The Fallen
Directed by Rudolf Walther-Fein
Rudolf Dworsky
Produced by Gabriel Levy
Written by Luise Westkirch (novel)
Ruth Goetz
Leo Heller
Starring Asta Nielsen
William Dieterle
Otto Gebühr
Olga Tschechowa
Cinematography Theodor Sparkuhl
Distributed by Aafa-Film
Release date
18 January 1926
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Fallen (German: Die Gesunkenen) is a 1926 German silent drama film directed by Rudolf Walther-Fein and Rudolf Dworsky and starring Asta Nielsen, William Dieterle and Otto Gebühr. The film's art direction was by Jacek Rotmil. It addressed the issue of alcoholism amongst the German working class.[1]



  1. ^ Murray p.82


  • Murray, Bruce Arthur. Film and the German Left in the Weimar Republic: From Caligari to Kuhle Wampe. University of Texas Press, 1990.

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