Under the Thousand Lanterns

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Under the Thousand Lanterns
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Film poster
Directed by Erich Engel
Produced by
Written by
Music by Michael Jary
Cinematography Ekkehard Kyrath
Edited by Klaus Dudenhöfer
Distributed byAllianz Filmverleih
Release date
  • 10 April 1952 (1952-04-10)
Running time
94 minutes
  • France
  • West Germany

Under the Thousand Lanterns (German : Unter den tausend Laternen) is a 1952 French-West German crime film directed by Erich Engel and starring Michel Auclair, Gisela Trowe, and Hanna Rucker. [1] It was entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival. [2] It was made by Real Film at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg and on location in the city. The film's sets were designed by Albrecht Becker and Herbert Kirchhoff.



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  1. Parish & Canham, p. 103.
  2. "Festival de Cannes: Unter den tausend Laternen". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 18 January 2009.