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F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932)

F.P.1 antwortet nicht (original title)
Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance ... See full summary »

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Flieger Ellissen
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Kapitänleutnant Droste
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Bildreporter Johnny
Hermann Speelmans ...
Chefingenieur Damsky
Paul Westermeier ...
Mann mit den Schiffbrüchen (as Westermeyer)
Friedrich Gnaß ...
Funker auf der Lennatzwerk (as Gnas)
Georg John ...
Maschinist (as John)
Georg August Koch ...
Erster Offizier (as Koch)
Philipp Manning ...
Schiffsarzt (as Manning)
Erik Ode ...
Konrad Lennartz (as Ode)
Arthur Peiser ...
Mann mit dem Zahnschmerzen (as Peiser)
Rudolf Platte ...
Radio Operator (as Platte)
Gustav Püttjer ...
Mann mit der Fistelstimme (as Püttjer)
Hans Schneider ...
Zweiter Offizier (as Schneider)
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Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance flights viable. Ellissen is in love with company heiress Claire, but when he returns from his adventures to save the endangered F.P.1 he finds out that he has lost her to Droste. Written by Otto Oberhauser <Oberhauser@cc.univie.ac.at>

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22 December 1932 (Germany)  »

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Ganz da hinten, wo der Leuchtturm steht
Written by Allan Gray
Lyrics by Walter Reisch
Sung by Hans Albers (uncredited)
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German guy fun!
10 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

This big-budget technothriller-romance was state-of-the-art for 1932, featuring a top-notch cast (especially Hans Albers as the rowdy, untamed hero and Peter Lorre as his long-suffering sidekick) and a lickety-split plotline in which industrial sabotage, sexual politics and the psychology of heroism are artfully intertwined. An English-subtitled video version of this SF classic is long overdue.


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