All Lies (film)

All Lies (German: Lauter Lügen) is a 1938 German comedy film directed by Heinz Rühmann and starring Albert Matterstock, Hertha Feiler and Fita Benkhoff. It marked the directorial debut of Rühmann, a popular comedy star of the era.[1]

All Lies
Directed byHeinz Rühmann
Produced byHans Conradi
Written by
Music byMichael Jary
CinematographyCarl Drews
Edited byGottlieb Madl
Distributed byTerra Film
Release date
  • 23 December 1938 (1938-12-23)
Running time
87 minutes

It was shot at the Terra Studios in Berlin. Location shooting took place in Potsdam, Innsbruck and the Tierpark Hagenbeck in Hamburg. The film's sets were designed by the art director Willi Herrmann.


A wife waiting for her racing driver husband to return home after recovering from a serious crash is intrigued by the appearance of a mysterious woman who claims to be in a relationship with him.



  1. Hake p. 93


  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.
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