The Marathon Runner

The Marathon Runner (German: Der Läufer von Marathon) is a 1933 German sports film directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Brigitte Helm, Hans Brausewetter and Ursula Grabley. It was based on a 1928 novel by Werner Scheff. The film focuses on a love triangle between three German athletes competing at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.[1] It was the last film Dupont made in Germany, before escaping into exile following the rise to power of the Nazis.

The Marathon Runner
Directed byEwald André Dupont
Produced byMarcel Hellman
Written by
Starring
Music byGiuseppe Becce
CinematographyEugen Schüfftan
Edited byHerbert Selpin
Production
company
Matador-Film
Distributed bySiegel-Monopolfilm
Release date
  • 24 February 1933 (1933-02-24)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

Cast

References

  1. Bergfelder & Cargnelli p. 34

Bibliography

  • Bergfelder, Tim; Cargnelli, Christian, eds. (2008). Destination London: German-Speaking Emigrés and British Cinema, 1925–1950. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-0-85745-019-7.
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