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F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932)

F.P.1 antwortet nicht (original title)
Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance ... See full summary »

Director:

Karl Hartl

Writers:

Walter Reisch (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (screenplay) (as Kurt Siodmak) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hans Albers ... Flieger Ellissen
Sybille Schmitz ... Claire Lennartz
Paul Hartmann ... Kapitänleutnant Droste
Peter Lorre ... Bildreporter Johnny
Hermann Speelmans Hermann Speelmans ... Chefingenieur Damsky
Paul Westermeier ... Mann mit den Schiffbrüchen (as Westermeyer)
Friedrich Gnaß Friedrich Gnaß ... Funker auf der Lennatzwerk (as Gnas)
Georg John ... Maschinist (as John)
Georg August Koch Georg August Koch ... Erster Offizier (as Koch)
Philipp Manning Philipp Manning ... Schiffsarzt (as Manning)
Erik Ode Erik Ode ... Konrad Lennartz (as Ode)
Arthur Peiser Arthur Peiser ... Mann mit dem Zahnschmerzen (as Peiser)
Rudolf Platte ... Radio Operator (as Platte)
Gustav Püttjer Gustav Püttjer ... Mann mit der Fistelstimme (as Püttjer)
Hans Schneider Hans Schneider ... Zweiter Offizier (as Schneider)
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Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance flights viable. Ellissen is in love with company heiress Claire, but when he returns from his adventures to save the endangered F.P.1 he finds out that he has lost her to Droste. Written by Otto Oberhauser <Oberhauser@cc.univie.ac.at>

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Genres:

Sci-Fi

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 December 1932 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

F.P.1 Doesn't Answer See more »

Filming Locations:

Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony, Germany See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universum Film (UFA) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Filmed simulataneously with different casts and in three languages by Karl Hartl. See more »

Connections

Alternate-language version of I.F.1 ne répond plus (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Flieger, grüß mir die Sonne
Written by Allan Gray
Lyrics by Walter Reisch
Sung by Hans Albers
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German guy fun!
10 January 2001 | by Anne_SharpSee all my reviews

This big-budget technothriller-romance was state-of-the-art for 1932, featuring a top-notch cast (especially Hans Albers as the rowdy, untamed hero and Peter Lorre as his long-suffering sidekick) and a lickety-split plotline in which industrial sabotage, sexual politics and the psychology of heroism are artfully intertwined. An English-subtitled video version of this SF classic is long overdue.


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