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The Student of Prague

Original title
Der student von Pragaka
  • A Bargain with Satan
  • The Student of Prague
Running time
85 min.
Germany Germany
Hanns Heinz Ewers, Alfred de Musset. Story: Edgar Allan Poe
Restored version: Josef Weiss (Silent Movie)
Guido Seeber (B&W)
Deutsche Bioscop GmbH
Fantasy. Drama. Horror. Romance | Psychological Drama. Silent Film. Origins of Film. German Expressionism
Movie Groups
Edgar Allan Poe Adaptations
A poor student rescues a beautiful countess and soon becomes obsessed with her. A sorcerer makes a deal with the young man to give him fabulous wealth and anything he wants, if he will sign his name to a contract. The student hurriedly signs the contract, but doesn't know what he's in for.
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