After Midnight (1938 film)

After Midnight (German: Ab Mitternacht) is a 1938 French-German drama film directed by Carl Hoffmann and starring Gina Falckenberg, Peter Voß and René Deltgen.[1] It was shot as a German-language version of the French film Nights of Princes, produced as a co-production between the French subsidiary of Tobis Film and the producer Joseph N. Ermolieff. Such multiple-language versions were common during the decade. Both films were based on the 1927 novel Nights of Princes by Joseph Kessel.

After Midnight
Directed byCarl Hoffmann
Written byJoseph N. Ermolieff
Walter Zerlett-Olfenius
Based onNights of Princes by Joseph Kessel
Produced byHerbert Engelsing
Joseph N. Ermolieff
StarringGina Falckenberg
Peter Voß
René Deltgen
CinematographyKarl Löb
Edited byCarl Forcht
Music byMichel Michelet
Ermolieff Films
Tobis Film
Distributed byTobis Film
Release date
8 April 1938
Running time
78 minutes

It was shot at the Epinay Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Alexandre Lochakoff and Vladimir Meingard.

Synopsis Edit

Helene performs in a Paris nightclub run by White Russian exiles. When a her husband, an engineer she believed had died in the Russian Civil War, reappears she tries to assist him. However, this opens her to blackmail by her dancing partner Fedor.

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References Edit

  1. ^ Goble p.661

Bibliography Edit

  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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