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The True Jacob (1931 film)

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The True Jacob
German film poster
GermanDer wahre Jakob
Directed byHans Steinhoff
Written by
Produced byAnatol Potock [de]
Lothar Stark
StarringRalph Arthur Roberts
Anny Ahlers
Felix Bressart
CinematographyKarl Puth
Music byArtur Guttmann
Hans J. Salter
Distributed byMesstro-Film
Release date
  • 16 March 1931 (1931-03-16)
Running time
82 minutes

The True Jacob (German: Der wahre Jakob) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Ralph Arthur Roberts, Anny Ahlers, and Felix Bressart.[1] It is based on a play by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach which has been adapted into numerous films.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.


See also


  1. ^ Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York, NY: Berghahn Books. p. 63. ISBN 1571816550. JSTOR j.ctt1x76dm6.

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