Black Diamonds (1938 film)

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Black Diamonds
Directed by Ladislao Vajda
Written by
Produced by Lajos Hirsch
Imre Tsuk
Cinematography Károly Kurzmayer
Edited by Zoltán Farkas
Music by Lajos Ákom
Hirsch and Tsuk
Magyar Film Iroda
Release date
14 April 1938
Running time
90 minutes

Black Diamonds (Hungarian: Fekete gyémántok) is a 1938 Hungarian drama film directed by Ladislao Vajda and starring Zita Szeleczky, Zoltán Greguss and Valéria Hidvéghy. [1] It is based on an 1870 novel of the same name by Mór Jókai, the title referring to coal. It was remade in 1977.


The film's sets were designed by the art director József Pán.

Plot summary


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  1. Rozenblit p.213