Poor as a Church Mouse

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Poor as a Church Mouse
Directed by Richard Oswald
Produced by Emil Justitz
Written by Ladislas Fodor (play)
Heinz Goldberg
Felix Salten
Starring Grete Mosheim
Anton Edthofer
Hans Thimig
Paul Hörbiger
Music by Ralph Benatzky
Cinematography Robert Lach
Distributed by Deutsche Lichtspiel-Syndikat
Release dates 5 November 1931
Running time 101 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Poor as a Church Mouse (German:Arm wie eine Kirchenmaus) is a 1931 German musical comedy film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Grete Mosheim, Anton Edthofer and Hans Thimig.[1] It was based on the play A templom egére by Ladislas Fodor. The film's art direction was overseen by Franz Schroedter.



  1. ^ Kasten & Loacker p.336


  • Kasten, Jürgen & Loacker, Armin. Richard Oswald: Kino zwischen Spektakel, Aufklärung und Unterhaltung. Verlag Filmarchiv Austria, 2005.

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