The Mayor of Zalamea (1920 film)

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The Mayor of Zalamea
Directed by Ludwig Berger
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (play)
Ludwig Berger
Starring Lil Dagover
Albert Steinrück
Agnes Straub
Max Schreck
Cinematography A.O. Weitzenberg
Release date
28 October 1920
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Mayor of Zalamea (German:Der Richter von Zalamea) is a 1920 German silent drama film directed by Ludwig Berger and starring Lil Dagover, Albert Steinrück and Agnes Straub.[1] The film was based on Pedro Calderón de la Barca's historic Spanish play of the same name. It was Berger's debut as a director.



  1. ^ Hardt p.221


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.

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