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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Oct. 12, 192387 Min.
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The film “Der Kaufmann von Venedig” ( The Jew Of Mestri ) was written, produced and directed by Peter Paul Felner in the silent year of 1923 and is a free adaptation of “Merchant of Venice” written by Herr William Shakespeare. It is an elegant and expensive German film production that was shot on location in beautiful and decadent Venice with some of the most important Teutonic actors of the time: Henny Porten, Harry Liedtke und Werner Krauss and even the mysterious Max Schreck.
The Merchant of Venice
Original title Der Kaufmann von Venedig
TMDb Rating 5.3 3 votes



Werner Krauß isShylock (Mordecai)
Shylock (Mordecai)
Henny Porten isPorzia (Beatrice)
Porzia (Beatrice)
Harry Liedtke isBassanio (Giannetto)
Bassanio (Giannetto)
Max Schreck isDoge of Venice
Doge of Venice
Frida Richard isShylock's Mother (Wife of Mordecai)
Shylock's Mother (Wife of Mordecai)
Lia Eibenschütz isJessica (Rachela)
Jessica (Rachela)
Hans Brausewetter isLanzelot Gobbo (Elias)
Lanzelot Gobbo (Elias)
Jakob Tiedtke isBeppo (Marco)
Beppo (Marco)
Carl Ebert isAntonio (Benito)
Antonio (Benito)

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