The legend of "the Golem," a man-made creature magically brought to life by a learned rabbi to prevent the persecution of the Jews in a pogrom in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is portrayed in this atmospheric German fantasy that was an early entry in the horror film genre. Starring writer/co-director Paul Wegener (who filmed the tale once before in a 1914 version), Albert Steinrck and Lyda Salmonova. 76 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; more. Silent with music score.