|Father, Mother and Nine Children|
|German||Vater, Mutter und neun Kinder|
|Directed by||Erich Engels|
|Produced by||Otto Meissner|
|Edited by||Martha Dübber|
Deutsche Film Hansa
|Distributed by||Deutsche Film Hansa|
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The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag.
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