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The Secret Courier

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The Secret Courier
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Directed byGennaro Righelli
Written byCurt J. Braun
Walter Jonas
Stendhal (novel The Red and the Black)
Produced byMarcel Hellman
Herman Millakowsky
StarringLil Dagover
Ivan Mozzhukhin
Agnes Petersen
CinematographyFriedrich Weinmann
Music byGiuseppe Becce
Distributed byTerra Film
Release date
25 October 1928
German intertitles

The Secret Courier (German: Der geheime Kurier) is a 1928 German silent adventure film directed by Gennaro Righelli and starring Lil Dagover, Ivan Mozzhukhin and Agnes Petersen.[1] It is based on the classic novel The Red and the Black by Stendhal, which Righelli later remade as a sound film The Courier of the King in 1947.

The film's art direction was by Otto Erdmann and Hans Sohnle.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.77


  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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