Cruiser Emden (1932)


Introduction

Cruiser Emden (German: Kreuzer Emden) is a 1932 German war film directed by Louis Ralph and starring Ralph, Renée Stobrawa, Hans Schlenck, and Werner Fuetterer.

It is a remake of a 1926 silent film Our Emden which had also been directed by Ralph. The film depicts the German First World War cruiser SMS Emden.

Outline

Story of the Kreuzer (cruiser) Emden and his men during WWI, garnished with a love Story, rivalry and heroism.

Cast

  • Louis Ralph – Captain von Müller.
  • Renée Stobrawa – Grete.
  • Hans Schlenck – Adjutant.
  • Werner Fuetterer – Petzold.
  • Fritz Greiner – Mertens.
  • Will Dohm – Russian Captain.
  • Willy Kaiser-Heyl – Australian Captain.
  • O.E. Hasse – English Officer.
  • Julius Brandt – English Officer.
  • Georg Henrich – Direktor Schröder.
  • Kurd E. Heyne – Matrose der “Emden”.
  • Toni Forster-Larrinaga – Anuschka.
  • Rudolf Hoch – Captain of the ‘Markomania’.
  • Charles Willy Kayser – Offizier der “Emden”.
  • Helmut Käutner – Matrose der ‘Emden’.
  • Else Kündinger – Stenotypist.
  • Albert Lippert – Offizier der “Emden”.
  • John Mylong – Offizier der “Emden”.
  • Reinhold Nietschmann – Volontär Ender.
  • Walter Pittschau – Offizier der “Emden”.
  • Helmuth Renar – Offizier der “Emden”.
  • Julius Riedmueller – Offizier der “Emden”.
  • Norbert Schultze – Matrose der ‘Emden’.
  • Bobby Todd – Matrose der ‘Emden’.
  • Hans von Strobl – Navigation Officer.

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Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Louis Ralph.
  • Producer(s):
  • Writer(s): Alfred Halm and Louis Ralph.
  • Music: Friedrich Jung.
  • Cinematography: Franz Koch and Josef Wirsching.
  • Editor(s):
  • Production: Bavaria Film and Münchner Lichtspielkunst AG (Emelka).
  • Distributor(s): Bayerische Film (1932) (Germany) (theatrical) (re-release), World’s Trade Exchange Inc. (1932) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release) (no subtitles), and absolut MEDIEN (2014) (Germany) (DVD).
  • Release Date: 20 May 1932 (Berlin, Premiere).
  • Running Time: 85 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Germany.
  • Language: German and English.

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