Death Over Shanghai

Death Over Shanghai (German: Tod über Shanghai) is a 1932 German thriller film directed by Rolf Randolf and starring Gerda Maurus, Else Elster and Theodor Loos. The Chinese Ministry of Education requested[when?] that the German government have the film destroyed because they had received reports that it "ridiculed China and the Chinese people".[1]

Death Over Shanghai
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Gerda Maurus
Directed byRolf Randolf
Produced byWalter Hoffmann
Written by
Starring
Music byLeo Leux
CinematographyWilly Hameister
Edited byHildegard Grebner
Production
company
Ultra Film
Distributed bySiegel-Monopolfilm
Release date
  • 28 October 1932 (1932-10-28)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Heinrich Richter. Location filming took place on the Halligen of the North Sea.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lu p. 41–42

BibliographyEdit

  • Lu, Sheldon Hsiao-Peng (1997). Transnational Chinese Cinemas: Identity, Nationhood, Gender. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 978-0-8248-1845-6.

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