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  Harry Liedtke and Ossi Oswalda.
Frame enlargement: courtesy Kino Lorber.
Die Austernprinzessin
(The Oyster Princess)
(1919) Germany
B&W : Four reels / 3753 feet
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Cast: Viktor Janson [Mr. Quaker, oyster king of America], Ossi Oswalda [Ossi Quaker, his daughter], Harry Liedtke [Prince Nucki], Julius Falkenstein [Josef, his friend], Max Kronert [Seligsohn, the matchmaker], Kurt Bois [the bandmaster], Hans Junkermann, Albert Paulig

Projektions Aktiengesellschaft Union-Film [PAGU] production; distributed by Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA]. / Scenario by Hanns Kräly + [Ernst Lubitsch]. Art direction by Ernst Stern, Emil Hasler and Karl Machus. Set decoration by Kurt Richter. Technical director, Kurt Waschneck. Cinematography by Theodor Sparkuhl. / Released 25 June 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / [?] Website-IMDb lists the release date as 26 June 1919.

Comedy: Satire.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 189-190, 194; Hake-Lubitsch p. 113; Shipman-Cinema p. 68; Sinyard-Silent p. 159; Weinberg-Lubitsch pp. 325-326 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc, DVD.

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