Nick Knatterton's Adventure

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Nick Knatterton's Adventure (German: Nick Knattertons Abenteuer - Der Raub der Gloria Nylon) is a 1959 West German comedy crime film directed by Hans Quest and starring Karl Lieffen, Susanne Cramer and Maria Sebaldt.[1] It is based on a comic strip portraying the private detective Nick Knatterton.

Nick Knatterton’s Adventure
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Directed byHans Quest
Written byWerner P. Zibaso
Based onNick Knatterton by Manfred Schmidt [de]
Produced byErwin Gitt
CinematographyHeinz Hölscher
Edited byElisabeth Kleinert-Neumann
Music byWilly Mattes
Deutsche Film Hansa
Distributed byDeutsche Film Hansa
Release date
15 January 1959
Running time
89 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag. Location shooting took place around Kassel in Hesse.


When Gloria Nylon, the daughter of a famous fabric manufacturing tycoon, is kidnapped the press demand that the celebrated detective Nick Knatterton is called in for the case.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.135


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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