The Marathon Runner

The Marathon Runner (German: Der Läufer von Marathon) is a 1933 German sports film directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Brigitte Helm, Hans Brausewetter and Ursula Grabley. It was based on a 1928 novel by Werner Scheff. The film focuses on a love triangle between three German athletes competing at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.[1] It was the last film Dupont made in Germany, before escaping into exile following the rise to power of the Nazis.

The Marathon Runner
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Directed byEwald André Dupont
Written by
Produced byMarcel Hellman
Frank Clifford
Starring
CinematographyEugen Schüfftan
Edited byHerbert Selpin
Music byGiuseppe Becce
Production
company
Distributed bySiegel-Monopolfilm
Release date
  • 24 February 1933 (1933-02-24)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bergfelder & Cargnelli p. 34

BibliographyEdit

  • Bergfelder, Tim; Cargnelli, Christian, eds. (2008). Destination London: German-Speaking Emigrés and British Cinema, 1925–1950. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-0-85745-019-7.

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