The Golem (DVD)

Directed by Paul Wegener

Release Year: 1920
Running Time: 76
UPC: 7 38329 24619 8
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color and B&W
Country: Germany
Language: German
Genres: German, Silent
Select a Format
$19.95 $11.97 (40% off) Buy DVD
Available on digital
Only ships to US & Canada
Cast
Paul Wegener
Albert Steinruck
Lyda Salmonova
Ernst Deutsch

Crew
Directed by Paul Wegener

Widely recognized as the source of the Frankenstein myth, the ancient Hebrew legend of the Golem provided actor/director Paul Wegener with the substance for one of the most adventurous films of the German silent cinema. Suffering under the tyrannical rule of Rudolf II in 16th-century Prague, a Talmudic rabbi (Albert Steinruck) creates a giant warrior (Paul Wegener) to protect the safety of his people. When the rabbi's assistant (Ernst Deutsch) takes control of the Golem and attempts to use him for selfish gain, the lumbering monster runs rampant, abducting the rabbi's daughter (Lyda Salmonova) and setting fire to the ghetto. With its remarkable creation sequence (a dazzling blend of religion, sorcery and special effects) and the grand-scale destruction of its climax, The Golemwas one of the greatest achievements of the legendary UFA Studios, and remains an undeniable landmark in the evolution of the horror film.


DVD Extras Include:

4K restoration of German release version

music by Stephen Horne

music by Admir Shkurtai

music by Lukasz “Wudec” Poleszak

audio commentary by film historian Tim Lucas

comparison of German and U.S. release versions

U.S. release version, with music by Cordula Heth


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 7:27pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming July 20th from Code Red & Kino Lorber! J.C. (1972) • 4K Restoration from the Original Camera Negative • Theatr…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 4:15pm
RT' @CerealMidnight': It's our largest' @KinoLorber' collection update ever! Join Heath as he shares almost FOUR DOZEN new titles from all genr…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 4:14pm
Check out' @CerealMidnight's' epic video about our library and recent sale!' https://t.co/uyRqn7hsMc'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 3:03pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming July 6th from Scorpion Releasing & Kino Lorber! Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978) • Brand New HD Master from…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 1:51pm
Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts is an illuminating doc about one of America's greatest self-taught artists. Born into…' https://t.co/4B9bIvxPRL'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 11:51am
"A spry and inventive account of extraordinary transcendence. Traylor was both an artist and a historian, and Chasi…' https://t.co/awLCFVyHO9'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 11:47am
RT' @Slant_Magazine': BILL TRAYLOR: CHASING GHOSTS (@KinoLorber), a beautiful film with a sense of swing and soul, somehow feels simultaneous…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 13 2021 at 11:47am
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming July 27th from Scorpion Releasing & Kino Lorber! The People Next Door (1970) • 4K Restoration from the Origina…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 12 2021 at 9:48pm
RT' @FamilyVideo': Over 200 movies on sale, up to 50% off, in our' @KinoLorber' sale running now through 4/25!' https://t.co/8TUSgyP2Dq' https://…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 12 2021 at 9:47pm
RT' @RandallLotowycz': These' @KinoLorber' always read like poetry or the activation code words for the Winter Soldier.' https://t.co/chZ6NZtQ61'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com