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From Morn to Midnight (1920)

Von morgens bis mitternachts (original title)
A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of money by the visit of a rich Italian lady. He embezzles 60, 000 Marks and leaves for the capital city, where he ... See full summary »

Director:

Karl Heinz Martin

Writers:

Herbert Juttke, Georg Kaiser (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ernst Deutsch Ernst Deutsch ... Kassierer
Erna Morena ... Dame
Roma Bahn Roma Bahn ... Tochter / Bettlerin / Heilsarmee-Mädchen / Dirne
Adolf E. Licho Adolf E. Licho ... Fatter Herr
Hans Heinrich von Twardowski ... Sohn der Dame
Elsa Wagner Elsa Wagner
Frida Richard Frida Richard ... Großmutter
Eberhard Wrede Eberhard Wrede ... Bankdirektor
Lo Heym Lo Heym
Hugo Döblin Hugo Döblin ... Tröder
Lotte Stein ... Frau
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A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of money by the visit of a rich Italian lady. He embezzles 60, 000 Marks and leaves for the capital city, where he attempts to find satisfaction in politics, sport, love and religion. Written by <Zinoviev_letter@hotmail.com>

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1920 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

From Morn to Midnight See more »

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Production Co:

Ilag-Film See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Interesting but a disappointment
3 October 2018 | by markwood272See all my reviews

Saw this early Weimar-era curiosity via YouTube 9/30/2018 in a lovingly restored version. OK, so "Caligari" was not alone; it never was. Robert Reinert had arrived earlier with his "Nerven" (1919) and "Homunculus" (1916). "Von morgens bis mitternachts" tries very hard to make an artistic statement but does not succeed. The cheap, "expressionistic" set design just looked like a bad day with "H.R. Pufnstuf" done in monochrome. From the Pete the Pup makeup stylings to a narrrative always stuck in second gear, the entire production seems out of joint, sloppy, futile. The newly composed music track, consisting of a drum set and xylophone, sounds like Lionel Hampton and Gene Krupa sharing a mental meltdown.


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