Film about the exploits of famed German explorer Dr. Carl Peters.
Did You Know?
Hans Albers, who was playing the lead in this movie, was originally a theater actor but after the Nazis came to power he wasn't playing at the theater until 1945 to avoid the influence from the Nazis. He was one of Joseph Goebbels' favorite actor even if he hated the Nazis and avoided being seen with them or avoided receiving awards from a Nazi politician. See more
The German Colonial organization "Deutsche Kolonialverein" was in 1883 in Frankfurt/Main, not in Berlin, as stated in the movie. It moved its headquarters to Berlin in 1885. See more
Dr. Carl Peters
[speaking to the Reichstag
So this is the representation of the such hardworking nation. Poor Germany, you are yourself your biggest enemy.
Referenced in Nazi Titanic
Muss i denn
(played in the first scene of the movie) See more