The Queen's Secretary

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The Queen's Secretary
Directed by Robert Wiene
Produced by Oskar Messter
Written by Robert Wiene
Starring Käthe Dorsch
Ressel Orla
Margarete Kupfer
Release date
  • April 1916 (1916-04)
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Queen's Secretary (German: Der Sekretär der Königin) is a 1916 German silent comedy film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Käthe Dorsch, Ressel Orla and Margarete Kupfer. A young Queen secretly marries the commander of her bodyguard, but things are complicated when his ex-lover arrives with a touring opera company.[1] The film was widely praised for its direction, acting and cinematography.[2]



  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.27
  2. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.27


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.

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