Storms in May

Storms in May (German: Gewitter im Mai) is a 1938 German drama film directed by Hans Deppe and starring Viktor Staal, Hansi Knoteck and Ludwig Schmid-Wildy.[1]

Storms in May
Directed byHans Deppe
Produced byErnst Krüger
Peter Ostermayr
Hans Herbert Ulrich
Written byLudwig Ganghofer (novel)
Anton Graf Bossi-Fedrigotti
StarringViktor Staal
Hansi Knoteck
Ludwig Schmid-Wildy
Music byHans Ebert
CinematographyKarl Attenberger
Edited byPaul May
Tonlicht-Film Ostermayr
Distributed byUFA
Release date
22 February 1938
Running time
76 minutes

It was based on a novel by Ludwig Ganghofer which had previously been made into a 1919 silent film. It was shot on location in Hamburg, Bavaria, Austria and Switzerland.

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Kurt Dürnhöfer and Hans Kuhnert.



  1. Waldman p.163


  • Waldman, Harry. Nazi Films in America, 1933-1942. McFarland, 2008.
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