Crime After School (1959 film)

Crime After School (German: Verbrechen nach Schulschluß) is a 1959 West German drama film directed by Alfred Vohrer and starring Peter van Eyck, Christian Wolff and Heidi Brühl.[1] It was based on a novel by Walter Ebert.[2]

Crime After School
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Directed byAlfred Vohrer
Produced byJosef Wolf
Written byWalter Ebert (novel)
Harald G. Petersson
StarringPeter van Eyck
Christian Wolff
Heidi Brühl
Music byErnst Simon
CinematographyKurt Hasse
Edited byIra Oberberg
Ultra Film
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
24 June 1959
Running time
106 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Ellen Schmidt and Mathias Matthies. It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg.

Alfred Vohrer's 1975 film with the same title is not a remake.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.542
  2. ^ Goble p.142


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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