Hitler – Beast of Berlin
|Hitler, Beast of Berlin|
|Directed by||Sam Newfield (as Sherman Scott)|
|Produced by||Producers Releasing Corporation|
|Written by||Fred Myton|
|Music by||David Chudnow|
|Distributed by||Producers Releasing Corporation|
Hitler, Beast of Berlin (1939) was one of the most popular "hiss and boo" films of the World War II era, based on the novel Goose Step by Shepard Traube. The film was the first production of Producers Releasing Corporation. It was recut and released as Beasts of Berlin the same year, having been banned in New York as too inflammatory at the time. It was also reissued in the early 1940s as Hell's Devils.
- Roland Drew ... Hans Memling
- Steffi Duna ... Elsa Memling
- Greta Granstedt ... Anna Wahl
- Alan Ladd ... Karl Bach (as Allan Ladd)
- Lucien Prival ... Sachs
- Vernon Dent ...Lustig
- John Ellis ... Gustav Schultz
- George Rosener ... Wunderlich
- Bodil Rosing ... Frau Kohler
- Hans Heinrich von Twardowski ... Storm Trooper Albert Stalhelm
- Willy Kaufman ... Herr Kohler
- Hans Joby ... Hermann Lippert
- Frederick Giermann ... Father Pommer
- Crane Whitley ... Klee (as Clem Wilenchick)
- Henry Zynda ... Erlich (as Henry von Zynda)
Archival footage of Adolf Hitler is included.
The film was released in 1940 as Goose Step.
- 'Goose Step' Begins Run Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 03 Feb 1940: A7.
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