The Man Who Walked Through the Wall

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The Man Who Walked Through the Wall
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Ladislao Vajda
Screenplay by
Based on The Man Who Walked Through Walls
by Marcel Aymé
Produced by Kurt Ulrich
Cinematography Bruno Mondi
Edited by Hermann Haller
Music by Franz Grothe
Release date
  • 14 October 1959 (1959-10-14)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryWest Germany

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. [1] It was released in the United States on 16 October 1964. [2]

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  1. "Ein Mann geht durch die Wand". (in German). Retrieved 2014-09-25.
  2. "The Man Who Walked Through the Wall". Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute . Retrieved 2014-09-25.