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Run time on the 2013 BFI DVD issue (alongside the 1931 German original) which is apparently restored from the sole surviving copy is only 59 minutes. It is unclear from the DVD booklet account whether this means 12 minutes of footage has been lost or whether the original length was only 59 minutes and therefore a fair bit shorter than the 1931 German original. See more
(at around 27 mins) "The Man In The Bowler Hat"/Sam Pinker gets in a taxi, and when it drops him off at his hotel, the registration is ALN 287. A couple of minutes later, ALN 287 reappears behind Polly and "The Flying Stag" as they cycle and scoot respectively along the Embankment. See more
Version of Emil and the Detectives