|Phantoms of Happiness|
|Directed by||Reinhold Schünzel|
|Written by||Reinhold Schünzel|
|Produced by||Reinhold Schünzel|
|Music by||Artur Guttmann|
|Distributed by||Terra Film|
|2 January 1930|
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