The True Jacob (1931 film)

The True Jacob (German: Der wahre Jakob) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Ralph Arthur Roberts, Anny Ahlers, and Felix Bressart.[1] It is based on a play by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach which has been adapted into numerous films.

The True Jacob
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German film poster
GermanDer wahre Jakob
Directed byHans Steinhoff
Written by
Produced byAnatol Potock
Lothar Stark
StarringRalph Arthur Roberts
Anny Ahlers
Felix Bressart
CinematographyKarl Puth
Music byArtur Guttmann
Hans J. Salter
Distributed byMesstro-Film
Release date
  • 16 March 1931 (1931-03-16)
Running time
82 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.


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  1. ^ Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. p. 63. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.

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