Three Cuckoo Clocks

Three Cuckoo Clocks (German: Die drei Kuckucksuhren) is a 1926 German silent drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, Nina Vanna and Nils Asther. It premiered at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin on 25 May 1926.[1] It was based on a novel by Georg Mühlen-Schulte. Unlike many of Mendes' films from the period, which are now considered lost, it still survives.[2] It was released in the United States by Paramount Pictures under the alternative title of Adventure Mad.

Three Cuckoo Clocks
American poster
Directed byLothar Mendes
Produced byErich Pommer
Written byGeorg Mühlen-Schulte (novel)
Robert Liebmann
StarringLillian Hall-Davis
Nina Vanna
Nils Asther
Paul Graetz
CinematographyFritz Arno Wagner
Distributed byUFA (Germany)
Paramount Pictures (US)
Release date
25 May 1926
German intertitles



  1. Hardt p.236
  2. Bock and Bergfelder p.319


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
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