Express 13

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Express 13
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Directed by Alfred Zeisler
Written by
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 14 May 1931 (1931-05-14)
Running time
73 minutes
Language German

Express 13 (German : D-Zug 13 hat Verspätung) is a 1931 German thriller film directed by Alfred Zeisler and starring Charlotte Susa, Heinz Könecke and Fee Malten. [1] It was shot at UFA's Babelsberg Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by Willi Herrmann and Herbert Lippschitz.



Revolutionaries plot to assassinate a president by blowing up the rail tracks in order make his train derail but this is averted just in time. Herbert Schmitt, a passenger on a nearby express train becomes mixed up with the attractive Dorit who wants to use him to help launch a second attempt to kill the president.


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  1. Paech & Paech p. 223