Three Cuckoo Clocks

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Three Cuckoo Clocks
Directed by Lothar Mendes
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Georg Mühlen-Schulte (de) (novel)
Robert Liebmann
Starring Lillian Hall-Davis
Nina Vanna
Nils Asther
Paul Graetz
Cinematography Fritz Arno Wagner
Distributed by UFA (Germany)
Paramount Pictures (US)
Release date
25 May 1926
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Three Cuckoo Clocks (German:Die drei Kuckucksuhren) is a 1926 German silent drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, Nina Vanna and Nils Asther. It premiered at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin on 25 May 1926.[1] It was based on a novel by Georg Mühlen-Schulte (de). Unlike many of Mendes' films from the period, which are now considered lost, it still survives.[2]



  1. ^ Hardt p.236
  2. ^ Bock and Bergfelder p.319


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.

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