Panic in Chicago

Panic in Chicago (German: Panik in Chicago) is a 1931 German crime film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Olga Tschechowa, Hans Rehmann and Ferdinand Hart. It was based on the novel Panic in Chicago by the German writer Robert Heymann. It premiered at the Palast-am-Zoo in Berlin on 23 June 1931.[1]

Panic in Chicago
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French release poster
Directed byRobert Wiene
Written by
Produced byLeo Meyer
Starring
CinematographyWilly Goldberger
Edited byPaul May
Music byMichael Krauss
Production
company
Deutsche Lichtspiel-Syndikat
Distributed byDeutsche Lichtspiel-Syndikat
Release date
  • 23 June 1931 (1931-06-23)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

SynopsisEdit

In 1930s mob-dominated Chicago, a leading gangster poses as a respectable member of society.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p. 222

BibliographyEdit

  • Jung, Uli; Schatzberg, Walter (1999). Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-156-1.

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