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Der brennende Acker (1922)

98 min | Drama

When farmer Rog dies, his son Peter stays, but Johannes can not be satisfied with such a condition (and servant Maria's love) and finds a job as old Count Rudenberg's secretary. His ambition leads him to charm Gerda, the Count's unique ...See moreWhen farmer Rog dies, his son Peter stays, but Johannes can not be satisfied with such a condition (and servant Maria's love) and finds a job as old Count Rudenberg's secretary. His ambition leads him to charm Gerda, the Count's unique daughter. But when he discovers that Count's second wife Helga will soon inherit a field that only he knows his underground is full with petroleum, he changes his allegiance... Greed and death. Written by Yepok See less
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Karl Freund (second half) | Fritz Arno Wagner (first half)
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Updated Mar 3, 1922

Release date
Apr 24, 1922 (Sweden)

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25 cast members
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Werner Krauss
Der alte Rog / Old Rog Der alte Rog / Old Rog   See fewer
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Eugen Klöpfer
Peter Rog Peter Rog   See fewer
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Vladimir Gajdarov
Johannes Rog Johannes Rog   See fewer
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Eduard von Winterstein
Graf Rudenburg / Count Rudenburg Graf Rudenburg / Count Rudenburg   See fewer
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Lya De Putti
Gerda - Rudenburg's Tochter / Gerda - Rudenburg's daughter Gerda - Rudenburg's Tochter / Gerda - Rudenburg's daughter   See fewer
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Stella Arbenina
Helga - Rudenburg's zweite Frau / Helga - Rudenburg's 2nd wife Helga - Rudenburg's zweite Frau / Helga - Rudenburg's 2nd wife   See fewer
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Alfred Abel
Ludwig von Lellewel Ludwig von Lellewel   See fewer
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Emilia Unda
Alte Magd / Old maid Alte Magd / Old maid   See fewer
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Leonie Taliansky
Gerdas Zofe / Gerda's maid Gerdas Zofe / Gerda's maid   See fewer
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Georg John
Großknecht / Head farmhand Großknecht / Head farmhand   See fewer
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Emilie Kurz
Großmagd Großmagd   See fewer
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Eugen Rex
Ackerkäufer Ackerkäufer   See fewer
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Hellmuth Bergmann
Kutscher Kutscher   See fewer
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Leonhard Haskel
Pferdehändler Pferdehändler   See fewer
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Gustav Botz
Prof. Butkin Prof. Butkin   See fewer
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Olga Engl
Alte Magd Alte Magd   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 480 votes