Personal opinion: “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” is, par excellence, the definitive Veidt film. Conrad used to say: “No matter what roles I play, I can’t get Caligari out of my system”. When people hear about Caligari, they automatically recall the names Conrad Veidt and Werner Krauss, or at least they remember the tall, thin Somnabulist and the strange, sinister Doctor Caligari. “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” is the best-known Expressionist film, and it is one of the most famous creations in the history of the German silent cinema. Much has been written over the time about this extremely controversial and popular motion picture, and there were and still are many people around the world who are simply fascinated by this particular film, and so they get to know the great actor Conrad Veidt and become more and more interested to find some other films of his, a.s.o. In the world of cinema there are actors who become iconic owing to a certain character, and in Conrad’s case we are obviously talking about the Somnabulist Cesare. In other words, I would say that Cesare made Connie the Caesar of the German cinema.