The Trousers (German: Die Hose) is a 1927 German silent comedy film directed by Hans Behrendt and starring Werner Krauss, Jenny Jugo and Rudolf Forster. It was based on a play by Carl Sternheim. Art direction was by Heinrich Richter and Franz Schroedter. The film is notable for the performance of Veit Harlan, later the director who made the controversial antisemitic Jew Suss, as a Jewish barber in a film made by a director who would later died in the holocaust.
|Directed by||Hans Behrendt|
|Written by||Carl Sternheim (play) |
|Starring||Werner Krauss |
|Music by||Willy Schmidt-Gentner|
|20 August 1927|
- Kreimeier p.138
- Prawer p.83
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- Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.