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The Juggler
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Director:
Writers:
Michael Blankfort (novel)
Michael Blankfort (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 May 1953 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The story of a man of passions !
Plot:
In 1949, former concentration camp inmate and Berlin native Hans Muller, immigrates to Israel where, due to psychological problems, he can't adjust to peacetime life. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Kirk Douglas ... Hans Muller

Milly Vitale ... Ya'El

Paul Stewart ... Detective Karni

Joseph Walsh ... Yehoshua Bresler (as Joey Walsh)

Alf Kjellin ... Daniel

Beverly Washburn ... Susy

Charles Lane ... Rosenberg

John Banner ... Emile Halevy

Richard Benedict ... Police Officer Kogan

Oskar Karlweis ... Willy Schmidt
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ralph Moody ... Mukhtar (scenes deleted)
Marlene Aames ... Hannah (uncredited)

Victor Adamson ... Refugee (uncredited)

Jay Adler ... Papa Sander - Susy's Father (uncredited)

Leon Alton ... Bus Driver (uncredited)
Hannelore Axman ... Telephone Girl (uncredited)
Walter Bacon ... Audience Member (uncredited)
John Bleifer ... Mordecai (uncredited)
Robert Boon ... Samuel (uncredited)
Donna Jo Boyce ... Daughter (uncredited)
Gabriel Curtiz ... Doctor in Hospital (uncredited)
Al Eben ... Policeman (uncredited)

Gregory Gaye ... Harry (uncredited)

Greta Granstedt ... Carah (uncredited)
Eloise Hardt ... (uncredited)
Carol Heath ... Daughter (uncredited)
Teddy Infuhr ... School Boy (uncredited)
Ted Jordan ... Police Official (uncredited)

Dave Kashner ... (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr ... (uncredited)
Jack Mannick ... Tower Man (uncredited)
Michael Mark ... Old Man Showing Photo of His Son (uncredited)

John Maxwell ... Registration Official at Haifa (uncredited)
Shepard Menken ... Dr. Traube (uncredited)
Esther Michelson ... Woman on Bus (uncredited)

Mort Mills ... Policeman (uncredited)
Leo Mostovoy ... Old Man in Barracks 9 (uncredited)
Kasia Orzazewski ... Grandma (uncredited)
Lester Sharpe ... Refugee Arriving at Haifa by Bus (uncredited)
Paul Stathes ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Lia Thomas ... Shirah (uncredited)
Carlo Tricoli ... Old Man in Barracks 9 (uncredited)
Greta Ullmann ... (uncredited)

Ernö Verebes ... Official (uncredited)

Kaaren Verne ... Woman Mistaken for Hans' Wife (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ... Police Official (uncredited)

Blackie Whiteford ... Refugee (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Dmytryk 
 
Writing credits
Michael Blankfort (novel)

Michael Blankfort (screenplay)

Produced by
Michael Blankfort .... associate producer
Stanley Kramer .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Antheil 
 
Cinematography by
J. Roy Hunt  (as Roy Hunt)
 
Film Editing by
Harry W. Gerstad 
Aaron Stell 
 
Production Design by
Rudolph Sternad 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Peterson 
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Tuttle 
 
Production Management
Clem Beauchamp .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carter De Haven Jr. .... assistant director
Irving J. Moore .... assistant director
Milton Feldman .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Ferdinand Carerre .... sketch artist (uncredited)
Clarence Peet .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Lodge Cunningham .... sound engineer
Tommy Thompson .... mike man
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Al Becker .... grip (uncredited)
Frank G. Carson .... camera operator (uncredited)
Irving Lippman .... still photographer (uncredited)
Howard Robertson .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Morris Stoloff .... musical director
 
Other crew
David Anderman .... technical advisor
Richard Benedict .... dialogue director (uncredited)
Frances McDowell .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
84 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:14 (original rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:A | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #16277) | West Germany:12 (f)

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Trivia:
This was made in Israel and Europe as Kirk Douglas's agent had advised him to film outside of the States for two years, so he could avoid paying taxes.See more »
Quotes:
Registration Official at Haifa:Name?
Hans Muller:[softly] Hans Muller
Registration Official at Haifa:You have to speak louder
Hans Muller:HANS MULLER's my name
Registration Official at Haifa:A little softer please. Place of birth?
Hans Muller:Germany... Munich... Beautiful city
Registration Official at Haifa:Occupation before the war?
Hans Muller:You wouldn't believe me
Registration Official at Haifa:I'll believe anything
Hans Muller:I was a juggler.
[...]
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