The Man in Search of His Murderer

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The Man in Search of His Murderer
Directed by Robert Siodmak
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Ernst Neubach (play)
Ludwig Hirschfeld
Curt Siodmak
Billy Wilder
Starring Heinz Rühmann
Lien Deyers
Raimund Janitschek
Hans Leibelt
Music by Friedrich Hollaender
Franz Waxman
Cinematography Otto Baecker
Konstantin Irmen-Tschet
Edited by Viktor Gertler
Distributed by UFA
Release date
5 February 1931
Running time
97 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The Man in Search of His Murderer (German: Der Mann, der seinen Mörder sucht) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Heinz Rühmann, Lien Deyers and Raimund Janitschek.[1] The film is partially lost; of the original 9 acts only five (50 minutes) are left. It was the first leading role for upcoming German star Heinz Rühmann. Co-writer Billy Wilder was at the beginning of his long career.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hardt p.239


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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