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Le Golem (1936) Julien Duvivier; Harry Baur, Roger Karl
Le Golem (1936) Julien Duvivier; Harry Baur, Roger Karl


 
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This is a region-free DVD-R without case or artwork.

In French with English subtitles.

Filmed in Czechoslovakia, this French-language adaptation of the oft-filmed Jewish folk tale The Golem was one of the most expensive productions ever made in that country. The story, which some have cited as a precursor to Frankenstein, is set in Prague's Jewish Ghetto. Fearing an anti-Semitic mob incited by Emperor Rudolf (Harry Baur), Rabbi Jacob (Charles Dorat) magically brings a statue to life to protect his people from harm. Known as "Die Golem," the living statue (Ferdinand Hart) does indeed save the Jews from destruction, but in so doing becomes a creature of destruction itself -- until it is tamed by the one person who does not fear him.

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