F.W. Murnau's haunting psychological drama concerns a small-town clerk (Alfred Abel) who nurses fantasies of fame and admiration after being struck by a passing carriage driven by a rich woman. His infatuation with her feeds his ambitions as a poet, while a potential benefactor's daughter (Lil Dagover) experiences love for him that goes unrequited. Lya De Putti, Grete Berger also star. Restored version includes color tinting, a new music score, and a version with English language intertitles. 120 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; Subtitles: English; biographies; featurette; photo gallery. Silent with music score.