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Ernst Thälmann - Sohn seiner Klasse (1954)

124 min | Biography, Drama, War

This historical-biographical film begins in the first days of November 1918 on the western front. News comes to the soldiers of a revolutionary uprising in Kiel. Young Thälmann, a soldier against his will, would like to join the expanding ...See moreThis historical-biographical film begins in the first days of November 1918 on the western front. News comes to the soldiers of a revolutionary uprising in Kiel. Young Thälmann, a soldier against his will, would like to join the expanding conflict on the side of his comrades in Hamburg. As the revolution becomes threatened by the betrayal of the right-wing Social Democrats and the splintering of the working class, he nevertheless tries unremittingly to unite the workers. The reactionaries grow ever stronger and the neediness of ordinary people multiplies. In this dire situation, the Hamburg police commissioner would like to block the unloading of a ship full of provisions that were sent from Petrograd as a message of solidarity. But Thälmann prevails in unloading it. The high point and conclusion of the first part of the Thälmann films is established at the Hamburg Uprising in October 1923. Written by DEFA Film Library See less
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Mar 12, 1954 (East Germany)
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Günther Simon
Ernst Thälmann Ernst Thälmann   See fewer
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Hans-Peter Minetti
Fiete Jansen Fiete Jansen   See fewer
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Erich Franz
Arthur Vierbreiter Arthur Vierbreiter   See fewer
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Erika Dunkelmann
Martha Vierbreiter Martha Vierbreiter   See fewer
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Raimund Schelcher
Krischan Daik Krischan Daik   See fewer
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Karla Runkehl
Änne Harms Änne Harms   See fewer
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Gerhard Bienert
Otto Kramer Otto Kramer   See fewer
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Walter E. Fuß
Karl Borns Karl Borns   See fewer
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Oswald Foerderer
Martin Bünse Martin Bünse   See fewer
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Steffie Spira
Clara Zetkin Clara Zetkin   See fewer
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Robert Trösch
Kuddel Riemöller Kuddel Riemöller   See fewer
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Gerhard Lau
Hein Heber Hein Heber   See fewer
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Lotte Loebinger
Emma Kramer Emma Kramer   See fewer
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Wilfried Ortmann
Hannes Harms Hannes Harms   See fewer
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Karl Kendzia
Adolf Wahlkeit Adolf Wahlkeit   See fewer
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Carla Hoffmann
Rosa Thälmann Rosa Thälmann   See fewer
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Hans-Edgar Stecher
Peter Brinkmann Peter Brinkmann   See fewer
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Martin Flörchinger
Karl Liebknecht Karl Liebknecht   See fewer
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Judith Harms
Rosa Luxemburg Rosa Luxemburg   See fewer
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Peter Schorn
Wladimir Iljitsch Lenin Wladimir Iljitsch Lenin   See fewer
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Gerd Jaeger
Josef Wissarionowitsch Stalin Josef Wissarionowitsch Stalin   See fewer
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Karl Weber
Friedrich Ebert Friedrich Ebert   See fewer
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Hans Flössel
Philip Scheidemann Philip Scheidemann   See fewer
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Karl Eugen Lehnkering
Gustav Stresemann Gustav Stresemann   See fewer
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Joe Münch-Harris
Gustav Noske Gustav Noske   See fewer
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Arthur Pieck
Wilhelm Pieck Wilhelm Pieck   See fewer
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Rudolf Klix
Willbrandt Willbrandt   See fewer
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Hans Klering
Asmussen Asmussen   See fewer
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Hermann Dieckhoff
Dr. Matthies Dr. Matthies   See fewer
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Erich Brauer
Freese Freese   See fewer
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Wilhelm Gröhl
Brandler Brandler   See fewer
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Otto Ernst Tickardt
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Willi Schwabe
Berber Berber   See fewer
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Harry Preuß
Tarnow Tarnow   See fewer
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Johannes Arpe
Polizeisenator Höhn Polizeisenator Höhn   See fewer
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Werner Pledath
Geheimrat Hauck Geheimrat Hauck   See fewer
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Nico Turoff
Genosse Brandler Genosse Brandler   See fewer
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Ursula Röschmann
Frau Harms Frau Harms   See fewer
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Kurt Dunkelmann
Gutsbesitzer Trenow Gutsbesitzer Trenow   See fewer
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Günther Polensen
Genosse Bauer Genosse Bauer   See fewer
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Sonja Haacker
Genossin Freese Genossin Freese   See fewer
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Frithjof Ruede
General Vogt General Vogt   See fewer
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Wolf Kaiser
Major Zinker Major Zinker   See fewer
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Werner Peters
Hauptmann Quadde Hauptmann Quadde   See fewer
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Adolf Peter Hoffmann
Hauptmann Alland Hauptmann Alland   See fewer
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Alfred Bohl
Walter Walter   See fewer
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Karl Brenk
Hinnerk Hinnerk   See fewer
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Sowjetischer Kapitän Sowjetischer Kapitän   See fewer
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Leonid Ritter
Sowjetischer Matrose Sowjetischer Matrose   See fewer
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Alexej Plesnizow
Vertreter der Petrograder Gewerkschaften Vertreter der Petrograder Gewerkschaften   See fewer
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Charlotte Küter
Frau mit Revolver Frau mit Revolver   See fewer
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Jean Brahn
Polizist Polizist   See fewer
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Walter Lendrich
Häftling Häftling   See fewer
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Willi Narloch
ZK-Vertreter ZK-Vertreter   See fewer
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Harry Studt
Oberst im Geheimdienst Oberst im Geheimdienst   See fewer
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Axel Triebel
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Harro ten Brook
Amerikanischer General Amerikanischer General   See fewer
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Hans Fiebrandt
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Wilhelm Hinrich Holtz
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Gefängniswärter Gefängniswärter   See fewer
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Hans Rose
Erster Arbeiter Erster Arbeiter   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 83 votes