The Hands of Orlac

The Hands of Orlac (1924)

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1924-09-24
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 79 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Pan-Film KG Wien
  • Production Country: Austria
  • Director: Robert Wiene
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A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he is horrified to learn they once belonged to a murderer.

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  • Conrad Veidt

    as Paul Orlac
  • Alexandra Sorina

    as Yvonne Orlac
  • Fritz Strassny

    as Vater Orlac
  • Paul Askonas

    as Diener
  • Carmen Cartellieri

    as Regine
  • Hans Homma

    as Dr. Serral
  • Fritz Kortner

    as Nera
Directing Robert Wiene Director
Production Karl Ehrlich Production Manager
Camera Günther Krampf Director of Photography
Sound Henning Lohner Original Music Composer
Writing Louis Nerz Screenplay
Writing Maurice Renard Novel
Camera Hans Androschin Director of Photography
Art Hans Rouc Art Direction
Art Stefan Wessely Art Direction
Art Karl Exner Art Direction
Sound Paul Mercer Original Music Composer
Sound Lorne Balfe Music Arranger