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Ohm Krüger (1941)

Rousing biopic of Paul Kruger, the Boer guerilla fighter turned statesman and first president of South Africa.

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Lucie Höflich ...
Werner Hinz ...
Jan Krüger
Ernst Schröder ...
Adrian Krüger
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Frau Kock
Gisela Uhlen ...
Petra Krüger
Hedwig Wangel ...
Königin Victoria
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Kommandant de Wett
Friedrich Ulmer ...
Generalkommandant Joubert
Eduard von Winterstein ...
Kommandant Cronje
Fritz Hoopts ...
Feldkornett Colson
Max Gülstorff ...
Staatssekretär Reitz
Walter Werner ...
Abgeordneter Kock
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Rousing biopic of Paul Kruger, the Boer guerilla fighter turned statesman and first president of South Africa.

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4 April 1941 (Germany)  »

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El presidente Krüger  »

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Trivia

Passed by the Censor on April 2nd, 1941. See more »

Goofs

During most of the movie Queen Victoria is addressed simply as "Her majesty". However during that time the queen should have been addressed as "her majesty the queen". See more »

Quotes

Sanna Krüger: [to a british lady] No mother sent you. Satan himself sent you.
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At the end of the movie, instead of the word "Ende" (The End) the company's logo "Tobis" appears. See more »

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Featured in Die UFA (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Das macht das Klima von Paris
Music by Theo Mackeben
Lyrics by Hans Fritz Beckmann
Danced by Gerd Danker with the Ballett des Theathers am Nollendorfplatz-Berlin
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An impressive film from the Nazi propaganda machine
12 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Although Ohm Krüger seems to show a realistic account of what happened during the war of the South African 'boers' against the English roughly 100 years ago, it is a good example of how the Nazi propaganda machine worked during World War II. The film is historically not entirely correct, and was mainly meant to have the audience sympathize with the South African 'boers' representing the German people fighting against the English. But with this in mind the film is even more interesting to watch: it clearly shows how the propaganda machine of Nazi-Germany worked under the leadership of Minister of Propaganda Goebbels. Still, for a more realistic account of the boer-wars it is recommended to visit your local library.


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