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When the Heath Dreams at Night

When the Heath Dreams at Night
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Directed byPaul Martin
Written by
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byHermann Ludwig
Music byHerbert Windt
Distributed byGloria Film
Release date
19 December 1952
Running time
98 minutes
CountryWest Germany

When the Heath Dreams at Night (German: Wenn abends die Heide träumt) is a 1952 West German drama film directed by Paul Martin and starring Rudolf Prack, Viktor Staal and Margot Trooger.[1] It was shot in the Göttingen Studios and on Lüneburg Heath. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Carl Ludwig Kirmse and Walter Kutz.


A young man who works making safe unexploded Second World War bombs on Lüneburg Heath invites an old wartime comrade to stay with him. However problems ensue when the visitor falls in love with his fiancée.



  1. ^ Spicer p. 460


  • Spicer, Andrew. Historical Dictionary of Film Noir. Scarecrow Press, 2010.
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