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The Deruga Case (film)

The Deruga Case
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Directed byFritz Peter Buch
Written by
  • L.A.C. Müller
  • Hans Neumann
  • Fritz Peter Buch
Based onThe Deruga Case by Ricarda Huch
Produced byGeorg Witt
CinematographyWerner Bohne
Edited byElisabeth Kleinert-Neumann
Music byHans Ebert
Distributed byUFA
Release date
22 September 1938
Running time
105 minutes
CountryNazi Germany

The Deruga Case (German: Der Fall Deruga) is a 1938 German crime drama film directed by Fritz Peter Buch and starring Willy Birgel, Geraldine Katt and Dagny Servaes.[1] It is based on the 1917 novel of the same title by Ricarda Huch. It was shot at the Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam.[2] The film's sets were designed by the art directors Wilhelm Depenau and Ludwig Reiber.


  • Willy Birgel as Dr. Stefan Deruga
  • Geraldine Katt as Baroness Mingo Truschkowitz
  • Dagny Servaes as Baronin Truschkowitz
  • Georg Alexander as Baron Truschkowitz
  • Käthe Haack as Marta Schwertfeger
  • Claire Winter as Ursula Züger
  • Hans Leibelt as Justizrat Dr. Klemm
  • Erich Fiedler as Dr. Schelling
  • Paul Bildt as Landgerichtsvorsitzender Dr. Zeunemann
  • Walter Franck as Senior Prosecutor
  • Ernst Karchow as Prosecutor Dr. Noth
  • Erika von Thellmann as Therese Klinkhardt
  • Roma Bahn as Valeska Durich
  • Fritz Odemar as Hofrat Dr. Mäulchen
  • Leo Peukert as Verzelli
  • Erich Ziegel as Professor Vandermühl
  • Oscar Sabo as Hausmeister Schulz
  • Beppo Brem as Friseur Alfinger
  • Walter Albrecht as 1. Geschworener
  • Otto Braml as 1. Gerichtswachtmeister
  • Walter Buhse as 2 Geschworener
  • Loulou Daenner as 2. Journalistin
  • Jac Diehl as Justizwachtmeister
  • Josefine Dora as Garderobiere
  • Peter Erkelenz as Sachverständiger
  • Wilhelm Große as 6. Geschworener
  • Christine Großmann as 1. Journalistin
  • Kurt Hagen as 2. Gerichtswachtmeister
  • Bruno Klockmann as 3. Geschworener
  • William Leo as Protokollführer
  • Karin Luesebrink as Zuschauerin bei der Gerichtsverhandlung
  • Guenther Markert as 2. Journalist
  • Otto Marle as 4. Geschworener
  • Edith Meinhard as Serviererin
  • Hugo Meissl as Prozesszeichner
  • Hans Nerking as 1. Beisitzer
  • Alfred Pussert as 3. Journalist
  • Louis Ralph as Kriminalbeamter
  • Leo Reiter as 5. Geschworener
  • Arthur Reppert as Zuschauer bei der Gerichtsverhandlung
  • Jutta Sabo as Zuschauerin bei der Gerichtsverhandlung
  • Ernst Albert Schaach Diener Fredrich
  • Willi Schaeffers as Privatdetektiv
  • Walter Schenk as 4. Journalist
  • S.O. Schoening as 2. Beisitzer
  • Wera Schultz as Zuschauerin bei der Gerichtsverhandlung
  • Alfred Stratmann as Zuschauer bei der Gerichtsverhandlung =
  • Tommy Thomas as Zuschauer bei der Gerichtsverhandlung
  • Bruno Tillessen as Gast im Café
  • Egon Vogel as 5. Journalist
  • Jens von Hagen as 1. Journalist
  • Hubert von Meyerinck as Riedmüller
  • Walter Werner as Sanitätsrat Dr. Gürtner


  1. ^ Moeller p. 31
  2. ^ Klaus p.55


  • Klaus, Ulrich J. Deutsche Tonfilme: Jahrgang 1938. Klaus-Archiv, 1988.
  • Moeller, Felix. The Film Minister: Goebbels and the Cinema in the Third Reich. Axel Menges, 2000.
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