Poor as a Church Mouse

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Poor as a Church Mouse
Poor as a Church Mouse.jpg
Directed by Richard Oswald
Produced by Emil Justitz
Written by Ladislas Fodor (play)
Heinz Goldberg
Felix Salten
Starring Grete Mosheim
Anton Edthofer
Hans Thimig
Paul Hörbiger
Music by Ralph Benatzky
Cinematography Robert Lach
Distributed by Deutsche Lichtspiel-Syndikat
Release date
5 November 1931
Running time
101 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Poor as a Church Mouse (German: Arm wie eine Kirchenmaus) is a 1931 German musical comedy film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Grete Mosheim, Anton Edthofer and Hans Thimig.[1] It was based on the play A templom egere by Ladislas Fodor, which has been turned into several films including the 1934 British comedy The Church Mouse. The film's art direction was overseen by Franz Schroedter.



  1. ^ Kasten & Loacker p.336


  • Kasten, Jürgen & Loacker, Armin. Richard Oswald: Kino zwischen Spektakel, Aufklärung und Unterhaltung. Verlag Filmarchiv Austria, 2005.

External links

  • Poor as a Church Mouse on IMDb

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