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Das Beil von Wandsbek [videorecording] / ein DEFA-Film ; Regie, Falk Harnack ; Herstellungsgruppe und Produktionsleitung, K. Hahne.

Other Title:
Also released under English title: Axe of Wandsbek [videorecording]
Publication:
[Berlin] : ICESTORM Entertainment, 2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Nazis -- Germany -- Wandsbek -- Drama.
National socialism -- Drama.
Informers -- Germany -- Wandsbek -- Drama.
Executions and executioners -- Germany -- Wandsbek -- Drama.
Butchers -- Germany -- Wandsbek -- Drama.
Suicide -- Germany -- Wandsbek -- Drama.
Hamburg-Wandsbek (Hamburg, Germany) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Germany -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Zweig, Arnold, 1887-1968 -- Film adaptations.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
War films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, German.
Language:
In German.
System Details:
DVD, PAL; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Summary:
A butcher in Germany in the 1930s joins the Nazi party, and is quickly enlisted to become the headsman in the local prison. His casual action in joining the party leads him deeper into complicity with evil, and when he realizes that, it may be too late.
Participant:
Kathe Braun, Erwin Geschonneck, Gefion Helmke.
Credits:
Cinematography, Robert Baberske; editor, Hildegard Tegener; music, Ernst Roters.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1951.
Based on Das beil von Wandsbek / [by] Arnold Zweig.
Special features: Der Augenzeuge berichtet; stills gallery; biographies and filmographies.
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Contributor:
Harnack, Falk. , Adapter, Screenwriter, Director
Hahne, Kurt. , Producer
Geschonneck, Erwin, 1906-2008. , Actor
Braun, Käthe. , Actor
Helmke, Gefion, 1909-2001. , Actor
Roters, Ernst, 1892-1961. , Composer
DEFA. , Producer
Icestorm International, Inc. , Distributor
University of Massachusetts (System)
OCLC:
310751653
Publisher Number:
4028951191406
19140 ICESTORM Entertainment
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