|Three Days of Fear|
|Directed by||Erich Waschneck|
|Produced by||Erich Waschneck|
|Written by||Wolf Neumeister|
|Starring|| Rudolf Platte |
|Music by||Robert Küssel|
|Edited by||Ilse Voigt|
|9 May 1952|
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