Tugboat M 17

Tugboat M 17 (German: Schleppzug M 17) is a 1933 German drama film directed by Heinrich George and Werner Hochbaum and starring Heinrich George, Berta Drews and Betty Amann.[1] George, a prominent actor, directed much of the film before it was finished by Hochbaum. Location filming took place on the Ruppiner See. It portrays life on a German boat on Germany's inland waterways in the vicinity of Berlin.

Tugboat M 17
Directed byHeinrich George
Werner Hochbaum
Written by Willy Döll
StarringHeinrich George
Berta Drews
Betty Amann
Music byWill Meisel
Alex Stone
CinematographyA.O. Weitzenberg
Edited byElla Stein
Release date
19 April 1933
Running time
78 minutes

It premiered at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo on 19 April 1933.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.10


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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