The Heart of St. Pauli

The Heart of St. Pauli (German: Das Herz von St. Pauli) is a 1957 West German musical film directed by Eugen York and starring Hans Albers, Hansjörg Felmy and Jürgen Wilke. The film is set in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg and was an attempt to capitlise on the success of Alber's earlier starring role in Große Freiheit Nr. 7.[1] It was made by the Hamburg-based studio Real Film.

The Heart of St. Pauli
Directed byEugen York
Produced by
Written by
  • Eberhard von Wiese (novel)
  • Kurt E. Walter
Music byMichael Jary
CinematographyEkkehard Kyrath
Edited by
Distributed byEuropa Films
Release date
20 December 1957
Running time
95 minutes
CountryWest Germany



  1. Hake p.228


  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.
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