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HANGMEN ALSO DIE!


Title of the Film HANGMEN ALSO DIE!
Alternative Titles TRUST THE PEOPLE; NEVER SURRENDER; LEST WE FORGET; NO SURRENDER
English Titles  
Year of Release 1943
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English, German
Run Time (in minutes) 134
Length (in meters) 3690
Colour b/w
Genre War, drama
Based on/Source Story by Bertolt Brecht
Production Companies Arnold Productions Inc
Producer(s) Arnold Pressburger
Director Fritz Lang
Cast Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Brian Donlevy, Walter Brennan, Anna Lee, Alexander Granach, Tonio Selwart, Reinhold Schünzel, Ludwig Donath, Kurt Kreuger, Otto Reichow, Hans von Morhart, Kurt Neumann, Louis Arco, Fred Essler, Frederic Brunn, Louis Adlon, John Piffle, Rolf Lindau, Hans Schumm, Liesl Valetti, Walter Thiele, Gretl Dupont
Literature Aufbau, 9 April 1943
Aufbau, 16 April 1943 (Manfred George)
New York Times, 16 April 1943
The Nation, 1 May 1943 (James Agee)
Kinematograph Weekly, 3 June 1943
Jewish Chronicle, 4 June 1943
Times, 7 June 1943
Die Zeitung, 11 June 1943
Punch, 23 June 1943
Picturegoer, 10 July 1943
Filmkritik, July 1975
Screen, Winter 1975/76
Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, October 1998
Special notes Screenplay: John Wexley; Bert Brecht, Fritz Lang
Music: Hanns Eisler
Conductor: Arthur Guttmann
Assistant director: Fred Pressburger




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