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THE ROBBER SYMPHONY


Title of the Film THE ROBBER SYMPHONY
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1936
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 136
Length (in meters) 3843
Colour b/w
Genre  
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Concordia Films
Producer(s) Robert Wiene
Director Friedrich Feher
Cast Hans Feher, Magda Sonja, Georges Graves, Oscar Asche, Michael Martin-Harvey
Literature Times, 17 April 1936
Kinematograph Weekly, 23 April 1936
Jewish Chronicle, 22 May 1936
Film Weekly, 23 May 1936
Spectator, 29 May 1936 (Graham Greene)
Picturegoer Weekly, 6 June 1936
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1936
London Mercury, July 1936
Life and Letters To-day, July 1936
Sight and Sound, July 1936
World Film News, December 1936
New York Times, 27 January 1937
Pariser Tageszeitung, 23 May 1937
Special notes Screenplay: Friedrich Feher, Jack Trendall, Anton Kuh
Director of photography: Eugen Schüfftan
Art director: Ernö Metzner
Music: Friedrich Feher
"Everywhere the music fits the action, neatly and inevitably. It heightens the excitement, adds point to the jokes, and, most happily of all, dispenses with all but the most essential dialogue." (Times)




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