Department of Germanic Studies

Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam - The Golem, how he came into the World

The Golem: How He Came Into the World, Paul Wegener, (1920)

Tue, February 22, 2011 | BUR 208

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


The Golem: How He Came Into the World is a 1920 silent horror film by Paul Wegener. It was directed by Carl Boese and Wegener, written by Wegener and Henrik Galeen, and starred Wegener as the golem. The script was adapted from the 1915 novel The Golem by Gustav Meyrink. It concerns itself with the legendary creation of the Golem, which had appeared in the earlier film, by Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel.

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