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This edition: Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler, Pt. 1: The Great Gambler, A Picture of Our Time





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Episode Details

(1922/Germany, 156 min., b&w, drama, silent with music soundtrack) Dir.: Fritz Lang. Cast: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel, Lil Dagover, Paul Richter. The nefarious adventures of Dr. Mabuse, a gambler, hypnotist, master of disquises and all-around criminal mastermind. An allegory about the decadence of Germany in the 1920s. Discussion guest: Thomas Levin, Princeton University.

Guest List

Thomas Levin Princeton University

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