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A poet is hired by the owner of a wax museum in a circus to write tales about Harun al Raschid, Ivan the Terrible and Jack the Ripper. While writing, the poet and the daughter of the owner, Eva, fantasize the fantastic stories and fall in love for each other.

  1. Leo Birinsky

    Director

  2. William Dieterle

    Director

  3. Paul Leni

    Director

  4. Henrik Galeen

    Writer

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  1. Emil Jannings

    Emil Jannings

    Harun al Raschid

  2. Conrad Veidt

    Conrad Veidt

    Ivan the Terrible

  3. William Dieterle

    William Dieterle

    The Poet / Assad the Baker / Russian Prince

  4. Werner Krauss

    Werner Krauss

    Jack the Ripper / Spring-Heeled Jack

  5. Olga Belajeff

    Eva-Maimune-Eine Bojarin

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Original Title Das Wachsfigurenkabinett

Status Released

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  • March 18, 1926
    Theatrical

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 23m

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