The Wandering Light

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The Wandering Light
Directed by Robert Wiene
Produced by Oskar Messter
Written by Ernst von Wildenbruch (story)
Irene Daland
Robert Wiene
Starring Henny Porten
Bruno Decarli
Theodor Becker
Release date
  • 1 September 1916 (1916-09-01)
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Wandering Light (German: Das wandernde Licht) is a 1916 German silent drama film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Henny Porten, Bruno Decarli and Theodor Becker. It was based on a short story by Ernst von Wildenbruch.[1] A Count marries a woman who come to wrongly believe that he is mad.[2]



  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.33
  2. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.33-34


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

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