A Crafty Youth

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A Crafty Youth
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Directed by Erich Schönfelder
Written by Erich Philippi
Produced byWilly Morree
Starring Julius Falkenstein
Sig Arno
Olly Gebauer
Cinematography Willy Winterstein
Edited by Carl Otto Bartning
Music by Will Meisel
Engels & Schmidt Tonfilm
Distributed byErich Engels-Film
Release date
23 October 1931
Running time
80 minutes
Language German

A Crafty Youth (German: Ein ausgekochter Junge) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Erich Schönfelder and starring Julius Falkenstein, Sig Arno and Olly Gebauer. [1] [2] It was shot at the Grunewald Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Willi Herrmann and Herbert Lippschitz. It premiered in Hamburg in October 1931 and in Berlin the following month.



Ignaz Fischbein, an employee in a fashion store, is hypnotised by a magician into believing that is married to Mizzi a girl he has just met and the two proceed to take a holiday in Bavaria. There he encounters his boss, on a trip with his mistress posing as his wife, and the real husband of Mizzi.


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  1. Klaus p.23
  2. Churton p.92