The Scoundrel (1931 film)

The Scoundrel (German: Das Ekel) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Eugen Schüfftan and Franz Wenzler and starring Max Adalbert, Emilia Unda and Evelyn Holt.[1] It is based on the play The Scoundrel by Hans Reimann and Toni Impekoven. The film was remade in 1939 and 1959.

The Scoundrel
French poster
Directed byEugen Schüfftan
Franz Wenzler
Produced byBruno Duday
Written byHans Reimann (play) Toni Impekoven (play)
Emeric Pressburger
Erich Kästner
StarringMax Adalbert
Emilia Unda
Evelyn Holt
Heinz Wagner
Music byHerbert Lichtenstein
Cinematography Bernhard Wentzel
Eugen Schüfftan
Distributed byUFA
Release date
5 June 1931
Running time
82 minutes



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.236


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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