The White Devil (film)

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The White Devil
The White Devil (film).jpg
Directed by Alexandre Volkoff
Produced by Noë Bloch
Gregor Rabinovitch
Written by Leo Tolstoy (novella)
Michel Linsky
Alexandre Volkoff
Starring Ivan Mozzhukhin
Lil Dagover
Betty Amann
Fritz Alberti
Music by Michael Lewin
Marc Roland
Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Cinematography Curt Courant
Reimar Kuntze
Nikolai Toporkoff
Distributed by UFA
Release date
29 January 1930
Running time
110 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The White Devil (German: Der weiße Teufel) is a 1930 German historical drama film directed by Alexandre Volkoff and starring Ivan Mozzhukhin, Lil Dagover and Betty Amann. It was based on Leo Tolstoy's 1912 novella Hadji Murat.[1] It was originally made as a silent film, with a soundtrack added later. Anatole Litvak worked as the film's assistant director and production manager.



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.167


  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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