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The Man Who Sold Himself (1959 film)

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The Man Who Sold Himself
Directed byJosef von Báky
Written by
Produced by
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byCaspar van den Berg
Music byGeorg Haentzschel
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
12 March 1959
Running time
98 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The Man Who Sold Himself (German: Der Mann, der sich verkaufte) is a 1959 West German crime film directed by Josef von Báky and starring Hildegard Knef, Hansjörg Felmy and Antje Weisgerber.[1]

It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Erich Kettelhut and Johannes Ott.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.33


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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