The White Demon

The White Demon
Directed by Kurt Gerron
Produced by Bruno Duday
Written by Philipp Lothar Mayring
Fritz Zeckendorf
Starring Hans Albers
Gerda Maurus
Peter Lorre
Music by Hans-Otto Borgmann
Cinematography Carl Hoffmann
Edited by Constantin Mick
Distributed by UFA
Release dates
19 November 1932
Running time
107 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The White Demon (German:Der weiße Dämon) is a 1932 German drama film directed by Kurt Gerron and starring Hans Albers, Gerda Maurus and Peter Lorre.[1] The film is also known by the alternative title of Dope. The sets were designed by the art director Julius von Borsody.

A separate French-language version Narcotics was also made.


A drug dealer gets a rising young female singer addicted to drugs. Her brother decides to hunt him down in revenge.



  1. Kreimeier p.198-99


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