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The Unknown (1936)

Die Unbekannte (original title)
The body of an unknown beautiful woman is fished out of the river and leaves the policemen wondering what drove the girl to such a grisly fate. The film then flashes back to months before, ... See full summary »

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Thomas Bentick
Ilse Abel ...
Evelyn - seine Braut
Edwin Jürgensen ...
Ministerialrat van Altendorf
F.W. Schröder-Schrom ...
Gieseking - Großindustrieller
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Gerhard - sein Sohn
Lotte Spira ...
Hausdame bei Bentick
Karl Platen ...
Diener bei Platen
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Manager at Regina's
Karin Luesebrink ...
Tanzmädchen
Herbert Spalke ...
Radio Mann
Charlie Kracker ...
Ein Dieb
Günther Polensen ...
Polizeioffizier
Hellmuth Passarge ...
Wachthabender
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Hans Wellenkamp
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Storyline

The body of an unknown beautiful woman is fished out of the river and leaves the policemen wondering what drove the girl to such a grisly fate. The film then flashes back to months before, showing the torrid love affair between a young cabaret singer and a rich playboy that ultimately results in tragedy for the girl. Written by Anonymous

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12 November 1936 (Germany)  »

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The Unknown  »

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(Tobis-Klangfilm)

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1.37 : 1
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Inspired by the famous death mask of an unknown woman who was discovered drowned in the River Seine in Paris. See more »

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Referenced in The Silver Moonlight (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Die grosse Liebe ist nur ein schönes Märchen
Music by Hans Otto Borgmann
Lyrics by Hans Fritz Beckmann
Sung by Sybille Schmitz and Doddy Delisen
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