Circus Renz (1943 film)

Circus Renz (German: Zirkus Renz) is a 1943 German drama film directed by Arthur Maria Rabenalt and starring René Deltgen, Paul Klinger and Angelika Hauff. It is a circus film, made as a deliberately escapist release at a time when the Second World War was starting to turn against Germany and its allies.[1] The film takes its title from the real Circus Renz.

Circus Renz
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Directed byArthur Maria Rabenalt
Produced byAlf Teichs
Written by
  • Roland Betsch
  • Otto Ernst Hesse
Music byAlbert Fischer
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byGertrud Hinz-Nischwitz
Distributed byDeutsche Filmvertriebs
Release date
  • 10 September 1943 (1943-09-10)
Running time
88 minutes

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  1. ^ Ross p. 369


  • Ross, Corey (2008). Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-927821-3.

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