City of Anatol

City of Anatol (German: Stadt Anatol) is a 1936 German drama film directed by Viktor Tourjansky and starring Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Horney and Fritz Kampers. It is based on a 1932 novel City of Anatol by Bernhard Kellermann. The film is set in a small city in the Balkans, where the discovery of oil leads to a major boom.[1] A separate French language version Wells in Flames (Puits en flames) was made, also directed by Tourjansky but featuring a different cast.

City of Anatol
Directed byViktor Tourjansky
Produced byAlfred Greven
Written by
Music byWalter Gronostay
CinematographyKarl Puth
Edited byEduard von Borsody
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 16 October 1936 (1936-10-16)
Running time
93 minutes

Partial cast


  1. Kreimeier p. 237


  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2010.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918–1945. University of California Press, 1999.
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