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Emil und die Detektive (1931)

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Rolf Wenkhaus ...
Käthe Haack ...
Fritz Rasp ...
Grundeis
Rudolf Biebrach ...
Wachtmeister Jeschke
Olga Engl ...
Großmama
Inge Landgut ...
Hans Joachim Schaufuß ...
Gustav mit der Hupe (as Hans Schaufuß)
Hans Richter ...
Fliegender Hirsch
Hans Löhr ...
Ernst-Eberhard Reling ...
Gerold
Waldemar Kupczyk ...
Mittenzwei
Martin Rickelt ...
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Gerhard Dammann
Rudolf Lettinger
Margarete Sachse
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Emil and the Detectives  »

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Amazing discovery
18 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was 10 years old when the 1964 version of Emil and the Detectives came out. I loved that movie. I even had a recording of the soundtrack that I played over and over again when I was alone.

Then, just last night, I happened to catch an interview with Billy Wilder on television. It mentioned his early work on an "Emil and the Detectives". Today I sit astounded that there is not just one other earlier version of the film, but three earlier adaptations and one newer one (that I have found out about).

I like to think that I am a minor film buff, but this discovery that this film exists goes to show that the vast treasure of film worldwide is to be saved and cherished.

I can hardly wait in the coming years to try and see all of the versions and compare the great and heartwarming story.


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