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Enemies (1940 film)

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Directed byViktor Tourjansky
Written by
Produced byCarl W. Tetting
CinematographyFritz Arno Wagner
Edited byWalter Fredersdorf
Music byLothar Brühne
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
  • 7 November 1940 (1940-11-07)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryNazi Germany

Enemies (German: Feinde) is a 1940 German drama film directed by Viktor Tourjansky and starring Brigitte Horney, Willy Birgel and Reinhold Lütjohann.[1] The film was a Nazi propaganda work, attacking Poland which Germany had invaded the year before. The film's sets were designed by Herbert Hochreiter, Alfred Metscher and Julius von Borsody.


  • Brigitte Horney as Anna
  • Willy Birgel as Keith
  • Reinhold Lütjohann as Wegner
  • Karl-Heinz Peters as Antek
  • Arthur Fritz Eugens as Paul Wegner - Sohn
  • Iván Petrovich as Jan
  • Arnulf Schröder as Wladek
  • Hedwig Wangel as Liska
  • Carl Wery as Martin
  • Beppo Brem as Wegereit
  • Gerd Høst as Marianne Wegner, Tochter
  • Nicolas Koline as Andreas
  • Friedrich Ettel as Keller
  • Ludwig Schmid-Wildy as Lessing
  • Walter Holten as Böhme
  • Hannes Keppler as Hans Martin
  • José Held as Stach
  • Peter Busse as Tischlergehilfe
  • Paul Dahlke as Fährmann
  • Maria Heil as Mutti, deutsche Flüchtlingsfrau
  • Hans Benedikt
  • Katharina Berger as Flüchtlingsfrau
  • Heinz Burkhardt as Flüchtling
  • Willy Cronauer as Pole in der Schenke
  • Anita Düwell as Flüchtlingsfrau
  • Walter Ebert-Grassow
  • Franz Fröhlich
  • Karl Gelfius as Kattwig, Flüchtling
  • Fred Goebel as Pole in der Schenke
  • Karl Hanft as Polnischer Wachtposten
  • Walter Hillbring as Stefan
  • Charles Willy Kayser as Flüchtling
  • Walter Kindler
  • Otto Kuhlmann
  • Helmut Kutzner
  • Emanuel Matousek as Pole in der Schenke
  • Justus Paris as Pole in der Schenke
  • Arthur Reinhardt as Ignaz
  • Kurt Uhlig as Pole in der Schenke
  • Werner Völger
  • Dolf Zenzen as Pole in der Schenke


  1. ^ Hake p. 225


  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.

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