Invisible Opponent

Invisible Opponent (German: Unsichtbare Gegner) is a 1933 German-Austrian drama film directed by Rudolph Cartier and starring Gerda Maurus, Paul Hartmann and Oskar Homolka. The film's sets were designed by the art director Erwin Scharf. The plot revolves around an oil swindle in a South American country.[2] The film was made in Vienna. The critics were not generally impressed with the film, the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung described it as "unbelievable and unbelievably awful picture".[3]

Invisible Opponent
Directed byRudolph Cartier
Produced bySam Spiegel
Written byPhilipp Lothar Mayring
Heinrich Oberländer
Reinhart Steinbicker
Ludwig von Wohl
StarringGerda Maurus
Paul Hartmann
Oskar Homolka
Music byRudolph Schwarz
CinematographyGeorg Bruckbauer
Eugen Schüfftan
Edited byRudi Fehr[1]
Rudolf Schaad
Robert Müller Filmproduktion
Distributed byMärkische Film (Germany)
Release date
18 September 1933
Running time
87 minutes

A separate French-language version The Oil Sharks was also released.[4]



  1. LoBrutto, Vincent (1991). "Rudi Fehr". Selected Takes: Film Editors on Editing. ABC-CLIO. p. 29. ISBN 9780275933951.
  2. Youngkin p.78
  3. Youngkin p.80
  4. Youngkin p.466


  • Youngkin, Stephen. The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre. University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

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