ⓘ The Indian Tomb (1921 film)


ⓘ The Indian Tomb (1921 film)

The Indian Tomb was a two-part German silent film directed by Joe May.

It is based on the novel Das indische Grabmal by Thea von Harbou It comprised two parts, Part I: the Mission of the Yogi and Part II: the Tiger of Bengal German: Das Indische Grabmal: Der Tiger von Eschnapur.

Upon its release, it was neither a critical nor commercial success and has been little seen until two recent restorations were completed, a European film restoration and a U.S. video restoration by David Shepard.


1. Cast

  • Paul Richter – MacAllan, an English Officer
  • Max Adalbert – uncredited
  • Lya De Putti – Mirrjha
  • Erna Morena – Princess Savitri
  • Conrad Veidt – Ayan III, the Maharajah of Bengal
  • Olaf Fonss – Herbert Rowland
  • Mia May – Irene Amundsen, Rowlands Fiancee
  • Georg John – A Penitent
  • Bernhard Goetzke – Ramigani Rami, the Yogi