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Comradeship (1931)
"Kameradschaft" (original title)

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Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of french miners rescued by german colleagues after a firedamp explosion.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexander Granach ...
Fritz Kampers ...
Wilderer
Ernst Busch ...
Wittkopp
Elisabeth Wendt ...
Frau Anna Wittkopp
Gustav Püttjer ...
Oskar Höcker ...
Obersteiger
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Jean Leclerc
Georges Charlia ...
Emile
Andrée Ducret ...
Françoise
Alex Bernard ...
Grand-père, le vieux mineur
Pierre-Louis ...
Georges - le petit galibot
Héléna Manson ...
Rose, la femme du mineur blessé
Marcel Lesieur ...
Albert
Willem Holsboer ...
Ingenieur des deutschen Bergwerks (as Willem Holzboer)
Georges Tourreil ...
L'ingénieur
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Storyline

A old German mine was split in two after the end of WWI because of the new border. In the Frenchpart a fire breaks out. The German minwers send a rescue group in, helping their French comrades. A group of three old German miners, who where not treaten friendly at a French inn the night before, start their private rescue through an old way, where since 1919 the border is. After all survivors are rescued, there's a big party with speeches about friendship between Frensh and Germans, while border police closes the old way in the mine. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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17 November 1931 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A Tragédia da Mina  »

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(Tobis-Klangfilm)

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1.20 : 1
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A friend in need is a friend in deed
27 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Based on an actual mining disaster, this early German talkie (with English subtitles) still remains one of the most effective docu-dramas ever filmed. Featuring many non-professional actors, "Kameradschaft" gives a chilling view of the friendship that binds the mine workers, regardless of which side of the French/German border they may be from. A deadly accident brings out the very best in everyone, nullifying any superiors' orders. A fellow miner in need will receive the help of his comrades, even at threat of great loss, including life.

This film reminds of the self-sacrificing heroism shown by the NYFD following the 9/11 attacks. Putting aside any formal rules and regulations, these men and women in uniform knew only one cause: to save lives, and to find their fellow-fire fighters. -- More than 70 years later, "Kameradschaft" still has the strong and timeless message: A friend in need is a friend in deed.


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