The Burning Secret

The Burning Secret (German: Brennendes Geheimnis) is a 1933 Austrian-German drama film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Alfred Abel, Hilde Wagener and Hans Joachim Schaufuß. It was based on the novella of the same title by Stefan Zweig. It was released by the German branch of Universal Pictures.

The Burning Secret
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Directed byRobert Siodmak
Produced byAlfred Sternau
Written by
Starring
Music byAllan Gray
Cinematography
Edited byMax Brenner
Production
company
Tonal-Film
Distributed byDeutsche Universal-Film
Release date
March 20, 1933
Running time
92 minutes
Countries
  • Austria
  • Germany
LanguageGerman

Because of its theme of adultery, the film was attacked by Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propaganda Minister.[1] The film was remade in 1988.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reimer & Reimer p. 275

BibliographyEdit

  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.
  • Reimer, Robert C. & Reimer, Carol J. The A to Z of German Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

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