Central Rio

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Central Rio
Central Rio.jpg
Directed by Erich Engels
Written by Berthold Ebbecke
Ludwig Metzger
Based on...schoß Chiquita?
by Rolf Dortenwald
Produced by Otto Lehmann
Starring Leny Marenbach
Camilla Horn
Ita Rina
Cinematography Walter Pindter
Edited by Alice Ludwig
Music by Werner Eisbrenner
Distributed byTerra Film
Release date
5 October 1939
Running time
80 minutes
Language German

Central Rio (German: Zentrale Rio) is a 1939 German crime film directed by Erich Engels and starring Leny Marenbach, Camilla Horn and Ita Rina. [1]


The film's sets were designed by the art director Willi Herrmann. It was shot at the Terra Studios in Berlin and on location in Hamburg.


A German woman's husband has been missing for years, presumed dead. Then she receives information that is alive and living in Brazil. She resolves to travel to Rio de Janeiro to find out the truth.


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  1. Noack p.157