The Legacy of Pretoria

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The Legacy of Pretoria
The Legacy of Pretoria.jpg
Directed by Johannes Meyer
Written by Walter Wassermann
Ludwig von Wohl (novel)
Starring Paul Hartmann
Charlotte Susa
Paul Henckels
Music by Hans Carste
Cinematography Karl Hasselmann
Edited by Gottlieb Madl
Bavaria Film
Distributed by Bavaria Film
Release date
19 October 1934
Running time
95 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The Legacy of Pretoria (German: Das Erbe von Pretoria) is a 1934 German drama film directed by Johannes Meyer and starring Paul Hartmann, Charlotte Susa and Paul Henckels.[1] It was based on the novel Die Reise nach Pretoria by Ludwig von Wohl. A German man inherits a business in South Africa, but struggles to run it.

It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Seefelder.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.193


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

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