No Money Needed

No Money Needed (German: Man braucht kein Geld) is a 1932 German comedy film directed by Carl Boese and starring Hedy Lamarr, Heinz Rühmann and Hans Moser. It premiered on 5 February 1932.[1] It was based on a play by Ferdinand Alternkirch and was shot during November 1931.[2] A virtually bankrupt businessman in a small town manages to convince people that his newly arrived cousin, who is equally impoverished, is a millionaire.

No Money Needed
Directed byCarl Boese
Produced byArnold Pressburger
Written by
Music byArtur Guttmann
Edited byG. Pollatschik
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
  • 5 February 1932 (1932-02-05)
Running time
92 minutes

A French remake (Pas besoin d'argent) and an Italian remake (Non c'è bisogno di denaro) were made in 1933. Boese himself remade the story in 1953 under the title The Uncle from America.



  1. Grange p. 381
  2. Barton p. 25


  • Barton, Ruth (2010). Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-2610-4.
  • Grange, William (2008). Cultural Chronicle of the Weimar Republic. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-5967-8.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.