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Emil and the Detectives (1931)
75 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.
Writers
Erich Kästner (from the novel by) (screenplay) | Billy Wilder (screenplay) (as Billie Wilder)
Composer
Allan Gray (as Allan Grey)
Cinematographer
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Status
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Updated Dec 2, 1931

Release date
Dec 18, 1931 (United States)

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17 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Rolf Wenkhaus
Emil Tischbein Emil Tischbein   See fewer
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Käthe Haack
Frau Tischbein, Emils Mutter Frau Tischbein, Emils Mutter   See fewer
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Fritz Rasp
Grundeis Grundeis   See fewer
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Rudolf Biebrach
Wachtmeister Jeschke Wachtmeister Jeschke   See fewer
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Olga Engl
Großmama Großmama   See fewer
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Inge Landgut
Pony Hütchen Pony Hütchen   See fewer
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Hans Joachim Schaufuß
Gustav mit der Hupe (as Hans Schaufuß) Gustav mit der Hupe (as Hans Schaufuß)   See fewer
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Hans Richter
Fliegender Hirsch Fliegender Hirsch   See fewer
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Hans Löhr
Dienstag Dienstag   See fewer
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Waldemar Kupczyk
Mittenzwei Mittenzwei   See fewer
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Martin Rickelt
Bellboy (as Martin Baumann) Bellboy (as Martin Baumann)   See fewer
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Margarete Sachse
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Georg H. Schnell
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Hubert Schmitz
Professor Professor   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 618 votes