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Not Afraid of Big Animals

Not Afraid of Big Animals
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Directed byUlrich Erfurth
Written by
Produced by
CinematographyAlbert Benitz
Edited byHermann Leitner
Music byMichael Jary
Distributed byDeutsche London Film
Release date
  • 31 July 1953 (1953-07-31)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryWest Germany

Not Afraid of Big Animals (German: Keine Angst vor großen Tieren) is a 1953 West German comedy film directed by Ulrich Erfurth and starring Heinz Rühmann, Ingeborg Körner and Gustav Knuth.[1] It is a circus film and a remake of the French film Le Dompteur [fr] (1938). It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios of Real Film in Hamburg. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Albrecht Becker and Herbert Kirchhoff.

Main cast


  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p. 340


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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