A Shot at Dawn

A Shot at Dawn (German:Schuß im Morgengrauen) is a 1932 German crime film directed by Alfred Zeisler and starring Ery Bos, Genia Nikolaieva and Karl Ludwig Diehl. It was based on the play The Woman and the Emerald by Harry Jenkins and recounts a jewel theft.[1] A separate French language version was also released.

A Shot at Dawn
Directed byAlfred Zeisler
Produced byErich Pommer
Written byHarry Jenkins (play)
Rudolph Cartier
Egon Eis
Otto Eis
StarringEry Bos
Genia Nikolaieva
Karl Ludwig Diehl
Theodor Loos
Music byBronislau Kaper
CinematographyWerner Bohne
Konstantin Irmen-Tschet
Edited byErno Hajos
Distributed byUFA
Release date
18 June 1932
Running time
73 minutes



  1. Youngkin p.72-73


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Youngkin, Stephen. The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre. University Press of Kentucky, 2005.
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