Emil and the Detectives (1931 film)

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Emil and the Detectives
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Film poster
Directed by Gerhard Lamprecht
Produced by Günther Stapenhorst
Written by Erich Kästner
Billy Wilder
Emeric Pressburger
Starring Rolf Wenkhaus
Cinematography Werner Brandes
Edited by Werner Schlichting
Release dates
  • 2 December 1931 (1931-12-02)
Running time
75 minutes
Country Weimar Republic
Language German

Emil and the Detectives (German: Emil und die Detektive) is a 1931 German adventure film directed by Gerhard Lamprecht and starring Rolf Wenkhaus. It is based on the 1929 novel by Erich Kästner, who also contributed to the film's script.[1] The film script was written by Billy Wilder.



  1. ^ Hall, Mordaunt. "New York Times: Emil and the Detectives". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-07-19. 

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