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Target in the Clouds

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Target in the Clouds
Directed byWolfgang Liebeneiner
Written by
Produced by
Edited byHelmuth Schönnenbeck
Music byWolfgang Zeller
Distributed byTerra Film
Release date
10 March 1939
Running time
99 minutes

Target in the Clouds (German: Ziel in den Wolken) is a 1939 German drama film directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner and starring Albert Matterstock, Leny Marenbach and Brigitte Horney. It was based on a novel by Hans Rabl. The film portrays the struggles of the fictional German aviation pioneer Walter von Suhr, an officer in the pre-First World War German army who saw the potential for military aircraft.[1]

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Otto Erdmann, Hans Sohnle and Wilhelm Vorwerg. It premiered at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo in Berlin.



  1. ^ Paris p.93


  • Paris, Michael. From the Wright Brothers to Top Gun: Aviation, Nationalism, and Popular Cinema. Manchester University Press, 1995.

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