The Czar's Courier

The Czar's Courier (German: Der Kurier des Zaren) is a 1936 German historical drama film directed by Richard Eichberg and starring Anton Walbrook, Lucie Höflich, and Maria Andergast. It is an adaptation of Jules Verne's 1876 novel Michel Strogoff.[1]

The Czar's Courier
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Directed byRichard Eichberg
Produced by
Written by
Starring
Music byHans Sommer
Cinematography
Edited byRoger von Norman
Production
companies
  • Ermolieff Films
  • Richard Eichberg-Film
Distributed by
Release date
  • 7 February 1936 (1936-02-07)
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

It was shot at the Johannisthal Studios in Berlin and on location in Bulgaria. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Willi Herrmann and Alfred Bütow. A separate French-language version, Michel Strogoff, was also produced.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rentschler, p. 342.

BibliographyEdit

  • Rentschler, Eric (1986). German Film & Literature: Adaptations and Transformations. New York: Methuen. ISBN 978-0-416-60331-6.
  • Waldman, Harry (2008). Nazi Films in America, 1933–1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-3861-7.

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