The Gypsy Girl

Cornelius Hintner, 1919. The tragic tale of a Gypsy girl starring Carmen Cartellieri.

Premiere: 3 February 1919 (Corso)
Genre: feature film, drama, silent film
Director: Cornelius Hintner

Original length: 4 acts, 1838 m
A short, few-second fragment of the film is all that has survived.

The Gypsy girl Carmen is the kidnapped child of an aristocratic family. When she matures into a beautiful woman, she rejects the Gypsy boy who everyone supposed would be her fiancé. Destiny strikes, however, when she sets off for the wedding with her lover, who turns out to be her own brother.

What makes it interesting?
Austrian actress Carmen Cartellieri plays the beautiful Gypsy girl.

Cast & Crew
Production Companies: Star Filmgyár és Filmkereskedelmi Rt.
Screenwriter: Pál Forró
Cast: Carmen Cartellieri (Carmen, the gypsy girl), Gusztáv Vándory (Count Mervill), Irma F. Lányi (gypsy woman)