Atlantik (film)

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Atlantik
Directed by Ewald André Dupont
Written by Ernest Raymond (play)
Victor Kendall
Ewald André Dupont
Starring Fritz Kortner
Elsa Wagner
Heinrich Schroth
Julia Serda
Music by John Reynders
Cinematography Charles Rosher
Production
company
Distributed by Süd-Film
Release date
28 October 1929
Running time
114 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language German

Atlantik is a 1929 British-made German language drama film directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Fritz Kortner, Elsa Wagner and Heinrich Schroth. The film is a German language version of the 1929 film Atlantic made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures.[1] Following the introduction of sound films, leading film companies attempted to cater to different markets by producing multiple-language versions of their films. Atlantic was released in four versions: English, French, German and silent, for cinemas not yet converted to the new format. The film was the first fully talking film to be released in Germany, where it was a major hit. It is based on the play The Berg by Ernest Raymond which itself was based on the Titanic disaster.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Wierzbicki p.107

Bibliography

  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • St. Pierre, Paul Matthew. E.A. Dupont and his Contribution to British Film: Varieté, Moulin Rouge, Piccadilly, Atlantic, Two Worlds, Cape Forlorn. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010
  • Wierzbicki, James Eugene. Film Music: A History . Taylor & Francis, 2009.

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