German-language version of "The Big House" (MGM, 1930), with Heinrich George in Wallace Beery's role, filmed by MGM parallel to the English-speaking version, at a time when good subtitles weren't yet in use.
2 October 1931 (Netherlands)
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(Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio: 1.20 : 1
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Hungarian-born, multi-lingual director Paul Fejos, working at MGM at the time, was assigned to direct both German- and French-language "parallel versions" of "The Big House," using different actors but the same costumes and sets at MGM. See more
Alternate-language version of El presidio