One Hour of Happiness

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One Hour of Happiness
One Hour of Happiness.jpg
Directed by William Dieterle
Produced by Felix Pfitzner
Written by William Dieterle
Karl Peter Gillmann
Starring William Dieterle
Evelyn Holt
Harald Paulsen
Music by Jean Gilbert
Cinematography Wilhelm Ballasz
Charles J. Stumar
Edited by Carl Otto Bartning
Cicero Film
Distributed by Deutsche Universal-Film
Release date
16 March 1931
Running time
82 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

One Hour of Happiness (German: Eine Stunde Glück) is a 1931 German drama film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dieterle, Evelyn Holt and Harald Paulsen.[1]

It was released by the German branch of Universal Pictures.


Two workers in a department store see an attractive but poverty-stricken newspaper seller looking through the window at the goods inside. As part of a game they decide to give her gifts of items in the shop, but she doesn't realize that they are only pretending.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.178


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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