The Golem (DVD)
4K restoration of German release version, with 3 musical scores
76 minute run time
The legend of "the Golem," a man-made creature magically brought to life by a learned rabbi to prevent the persecution of the Jews in a pogrom in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is portrayed in this atmospheric German fantasy that was an early entry in the horror film genre. Starring writer/co-director Paul Wegener (who filmed the tale once before in a 1914 version), Albert Steinrück and Lyda Salmonova.