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I'd Rather Have Cod Liver Oil (1931)

Dann schon lieber Lebertran (original title)
Each evening, before saying their prayers, some children swallow their cod liver oil. One evening, the youngest child makes a daring request in his prayer. "Why must it always be children ... See full summary »

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Max Ophüls

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Complete credited cast:
Käthe Haack ... Mrs. Augustin, the mother
Max Gülstorff Max Gülstorff ... Mr. Augustin, the father
Alfred Braun Alfred Braun ... Saint Peter
Paul Kemp ... Michael, his apprentice
Hannelore Schroth ... Ellen (as Hannelore Schroth-Haak)
Gert Klein Gert Klein ... Peter
Martin Milleville Martin Milleville
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Each evening, before saying their prayers, some children swallow their cod liver oil. One evening, the youngest child makes a daring request in his prayer. "Why must it always be children who have to obey their parents ?" God is off duty and St. Peter is tired but, just before he falls asleep, he grants the prayer Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

23 November 1931 (Germany) See more »

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I'd Rather Have Cod Liver Oil See more »

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Universum Film (UFA) See more »
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Mono

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1.20 : 1
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