Title: Faust (Faust, eine deutsche Volkssage)
Director: Friedrich W. Murnau
Cast: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn
Duration: 106 min.
Plot: God and Satan war over earth. To settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day’s return to youth. Mephisto is clever, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma, he trades his soul for youth.