German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film DER WÜRGER
Alternative Titles  
English Titles THE WRECKER
Year of Release 1929
Country of Origin UK, Germany
Language(s) German, English
Run Time (in minutes) 74
Length (in meters) 2033
Colour b/w
Genre Crime
Based on/Source Play by Bernard Merivale and Arnold Ridley
Production Companies F.P.S. Film GmbH, Gainsbor Pictures
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, Hermann Fellner, Josef Somlo, Arnold Pressburger
Director Géza von Bolváry
Cast Carlyle Blackwell Sr., Benita Hume, Joseph Striker, Pauline Johnson
Special notes Directors of photography: Otto Kanturek, James Wilson

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