By a Silken Thread

By a Silken Thread (German: Am seidenen Faden) is a 1938 German drama film directed by Robert A. Stemmle and starring Willy Fritsch, Carl Kuhlmann and Käthe von Nagy. The film was intended to be an exposure of "crooked Jewish capitalists"[1] in line with Nazi racial policy of the era. The film's art direction was by Otto Hunte.

By a Silken Thread
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Directed byRobert A. Stemmle
Produced byBruno Duday
Written by
Starring
Music byHerbert Windt
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Edited byAxel von Werner
Production
company
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 23 September 1938 (1938-09-23)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kreimeier p. 286

BibliographyEdit

  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918–1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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