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Title of the Film DIE HEILIGE FLAMME
Alternative Titles  
English Titles THE HOLY FLAMES
Year of Release 1931
Country of Origin US; Germany
Language(s) German
Run Time (in minutes) 86
Length (in meters) 2358
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Play "The Sacred Flame" by W. Somerset Maugham
Production Companies Warner Bros.
Producer(s) Henry Blanke
Director Wilhelm Dieterle, Berthold Viertel
Cast Gustav Fröhlich, Dita Parlo, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Salka Viertel
Special notes Screenplay: Berthold Viertel, Heinrich Fraenkel

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