Danton (1931 film)

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Kortner as Danton
Directed by Hans Behrendt
Produced by Arnold Pressburger
Written by Heinz Goldberg
Hans Rehfisch
Starring Fritz Kortner
Lucie Mannheim
Gustaf Gründgens
Music by Artur Guttmann
Cinematography Léonce-Henri Burel
Nicolas Farkas
Edited by René Métain
Distributed by Süd-Film
Release date
21 January 1931
Running time
92 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Danton is a 1931 German historical drama film directed by Hans Behrendt and starring Fritz Kortner, Lucie Mannheim and Gustaf Gründgens.[1] It depicts the dramatic downfall and execution of Georges Danton in 1794 at the hands of Maximilien Robespierre.[2]



  1. ^ "DANTON (1931) | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2016-05-11.
  2. ^ Hake p.247


  • Hake, Sabine. German National Cinema. Routledge, 2002.

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