Storms of Passion
Storms of Passion (German: Stürme der Leidenschaft) is a 1932 German crime film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Emil Jannings, Anna Sten and Trude Hesterberg. It is regarded as a precursor of film noir. It premiered at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo on 22 January 1932. An alternative French language version Tumultes, starring Charles Boyer, was also released.
|Storms of Passion|
|Directed by||Robert Siodmak|
|Produced by||Erich Pommer|
|Written by||Robert Liebmann |
|Starring||Emil Jannings |
|Music by||Friedrich Hollaender|
|Cinematography||Otto Baecker |
|Edited by||Viktor Gertler|
|22 January 1932|
- Emil Jannings as Gustav Bumke
- Anna Sten as Russen-Annya
- Trude Hesterberg as Yvonne
- Franz Nicklisch as Willy Prawanzke
- Otto Wernicke as Police Commissioner
- Hans Deppe as Der Nuschler
- Hans Reimann as Max
- Julius Falkenstein as Paul
- Anton Pointner as Ralph Kruschewski
- Wilhelm Bendow as Emmerich
- Hermann Vallentin as Gefängnisdirektor
- Spicer p.xviii
- Grange p.380
- Hardt p.240
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