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Menschen hinter Gittern (1931)

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.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Butch
... Morris
... Kent Marlow
... Aufseher Wallace
... Annie Marlow
... Putnam
... Der Rechtsanwalt
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Erkelenz ... Der Gefängnisdirektor
Karl Etlinger ... Gefängniswärter
Adolf E. Licho ... Annies Vater
... Oliver
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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.

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2 October 1931 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

A nagy ház  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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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 »

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