The Prodigal Son (1934 film)

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The Prodigal Son
Directed by Luis Trenker
Produced by Paul Kohner
Written by Luis Trenker (novel)
Reinhart Steinbicker
Arnold Ulitz
Starring Luis Trenker
Maria Andergast
Bertl Schultes
Marian Marsh
Music by Giuseppe Becce
Cinematography Albert Benitz
Reimar Kuntze
Edited by Waldemar Gaede
Andrew Marton
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
6 September 1934
Running time
102 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The Prodigal Son (German:Der verlorene Sohn) is a 1934 German drama film directed by Luis Trenker and starring Trenker, Maria Andergast and Bertl Schultes.[1] A South Tyrolean emigrates to New York City, but ultimately finding America is not for him, returns to his home village.



  1. ^ Hake p.142


  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.

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