Roswolsky's Mistress

Roswolsky's Mistress
Directed by Felix Basch
Written by George Froeschel (novel)
Henrik Galeen
Hans Janowitz
Starring Asta Nielsen
Paul Wegener
Wilhelm Diegelmann
Ferdinand von Alten
Music by Bruno Schulz
Cinematography Carl Drews
Adolf Lieberenz
Messter Film
Distributed by UFA
Release dates
2 September 1921
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Roswolsky's Mistress (German: Die Geliebte Roswolskys) is a 1921 German silent drama film directed by Felix Basch and starring Asta Nielsen, Paul Wegener and Wilhelm Diegelmann. It was based on a novel by George Froeschel. The film was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin, with sets designed by art directors Robert Neppach and Jack Winter. According to one estimate, the star Asta Nielsen wore thirty six different costumes during the course of the film.[1]


A working class girl is mistakenly believed to have become the mistress of a billionaire.



  1. Ganeva p.114


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