The Night of Decision (1931 film)

The Night of Decision (German: Die Nacht der Entscheidung) is a 1931 American drama film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Conrad Veidt, Olga Tschechowa and Peter Voß.[1] Based on the play The General by Lajos Zilahy it is also known by the alternative title of Der General

The Night of Decision
Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Written byLajos Zilahy (play)
Martin Brown (book)
Louise Long (book)
Benno Vigny
StarringConrad Veidt
Olga Tschechowa
Peter Voß
Music byKarl Hajos
CinematographyPhilip Tannura
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
17 September 1931
CountryUnited States

It was made at the Joinville Studios in Paris as the German-language version of the Hollywood production The Virtuous Sin.



  1. Soister p.225


  • John T. Soister. Conrad Veidt on Screen: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography. McFarland, 2002.
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