Tromba (film)

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Directed by Helmut Weiss
Produced by Georg Richter
Written by Elisabeth Zimmermann
Helmut Weiss
Starring René Deltgen
Angelika Hauff
Gustav Knuth
Hilde Weissner
Music by Adolf Steimel
Cinematography Werner Krien
Edited by Luise Dreyer-Sachsenberg
Titanus Film
Distributed by Norddeutscher Film
Release date
1 July 1949
Running time
96 minutes
Country Italy
West Germany
Language German

Tromba is a 1949 Italian-West German thriller film directed by Helmut Weiss and starring René Deltgen, Angelika Hauff and Gustav Knuth. It is a circus film with elements of film noir.[1] It was one of the most popular West German films of the year, suggesting audiences supported a shift away from rubble films.[2] It was released in the US in 1952 as Tromba: the Tiger Man by Lippert Pictures.



  1. ^ Spicer p.109
  2. ^ Bergfelder p.31


  • Bergfelder, Tim. International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-Productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books, 2005.
  • Spicer, Andrew. Historical Dictionary of Film Noir. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

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