Superfluous People

Superfluous People (German:Überflüssige Menschen) is a 1926 German silent film directed by Aleksandr Razumny and starring Eugen Klöpfer, Camilla von Hollay and Heinrich George.[1] It was made by Prometheus-Film which was affiliated to the German Communist Party and the Moscow-based Mezhrabpomfilm.

Superfluous People
Directed byAleksandr Razumny
Produced byWilli Münzenberg
Written byAnton Chekhov
Aleksandr Razumny
StarringEugen Klöpfer
Camilla von Hollay
Heinrich George
Music byEdmund Meisel
CinematographyKarl Attenberger
Otto Kanturek
Distributed byPrometheus-Film
Release date
2 November 1926
German intertitles

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Andrej Andrejew and Stefan Lhotka.



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  • Murray, Bruce Arthur. Film and the German Left in the Weimar Republic: From Caligari to Kuhle Wampe. University of Texas Press, 1990.
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