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The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg

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The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg, also known as The Student Prince and Old Heidelberg, is a 1927 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer silent drama film based on the 1901 play Old Heidelberg by Wilhelm Meyer-Förster. It was directed by Ernst Lubitsch,[3] and stars Ramon Novarro and Norma Shearer.

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The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
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Directed byErnst Lubitsch
Written byHanns Kräly (Continuity)
Ruth Cummings (intertitles)
Marian Ainslee (intertitles)
Based onOld Heidelberg
by Wilhelm Meyer-Förster
Produced byErnst Lubitsch
StarringRamón Novarro
Norma Shearer
CinematographyJohn J. Mescall
Edited byAndrew Marton
Music byWilliam Axt
David Mendoza
Carl Davis (Thames Television version)
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
  • September 21, 1927 (1927-09-21) (U.S.)
  • September 10, 1928 (1928-09-10) (Germany)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Box office$1,566,000 (worldwide rentals)[1][2]