Emil und die Detektive (Emil and the Detectives)
Emil und die Detektive (Emil and the Detectives) (1931)

No less a scrivener than Billy Wilder adapted the Erich Kastner novel Emil and the Detectives for its first film version. The story concerns a young boy named Emil who has been packed off to visit relatives in Germany. While en route on the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 2, 1931
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Philip French
Observer (UK)

It's a lively, funny, exciting tale of a country mouse collaborating with streetwise city kids, and it creates a splendid picture of bustling life in the capital of Weimar Germany.

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