|The Man Who Walked Through the Wall|
|Directed by||Ladislao Vajda|
|Based on|| The Man Who Walked Through Walls |
by Marcel Aymé
|Produced by||Kurt Ulrich|
|Edited by||Hermann Haller|
|Music by||Franz Grothe|
The Man Who Walked Through the Wall (German : Ein Mann geht durch die Wand) is a 1959 West German comedy film directed by Ladislao Vajda, starring Heinz Rühmann and Nicole Courcel. It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. The film is based on the novella The Man Who Walked Through Walls by Marcel Aymé. It tells the story of a man who out of frustration discovers that he has the ability to walk through walls.
The film premiered in Germany on 14 October 1959.  It was released in the United States on 16 October 1964. 
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