The Girl from the Marsh Croft (1935 film)

The Girl from the Marsh Croft (German: Das Mädchen vom Moorhof) is a 1935 German drama film directed by Douglas Sirk and starring Hansi Knoteck, Ellen Frank and Eduard von Winterstein. It was adapted from the novel The Girl from the Marsh Croft by Selma Lagerlöf. It has been described as a "prototype Heimatfilm.[1] It was remade in 1958.

The Girl from the Marsh Croft
Directed byDouglas Sirk
Produced byPeter Paul Brauer
Written by
Music byHans-Otto Borgmann
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byFritz Stapenhorst
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 30 October 1935 (1935-10-30)
Running time
82 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Carl Ludwig Kirmse. Location shooting took place on the Teufelsmoor north of Bremen.



  1. Bergfelder p. 51


  • Bergfelder, Tim (2005). International Adventures: German Popular Cinema and European Co-productions in the 1960s. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-539-2.
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