Across the Desert
Across the Desert (German: Durch die Wüste) is a 1936 German adventure film directed by Johann Alexander Hübler-Kahla and starring Fred Raupach, Heinz Evelt and Aruth Wartan. It was based on a novel by Karl May. It was the first sound adaptation of a May novel, and the only one to be produced during the Nazi era. Set in the Ottoman Empire during the Nineteenth century, it portrays a series of oriental adventures of the two travellers Kara Ben Nemsi and Hadschi Halef Omar.
|Across the Desert|
|Directed by||Johann Alexander Hübler-Kahla|
|Produced by||Lothar Stark|
|Music by||Gottfried Huppertz|
- Bergfelder p. 180–181
- Bergfelder, Tim (2005). International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-539-2.