Zarah Leander; Wikimedia Commons

Zarah Leander; Wikimedia Commons

1942 German Films

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
5 June Fritz Kirchhoff Carl Raddatz, Joachim Brennecke War Banned by Joseph Goebbels in November 1942 for unspecified reasons.
Andreas Schlüter Herbert Maisch A film about the sculptor Andreas Schlüter; subliminal Nazi propaganda throughout.
Attack on Baku Fritz Kirchhoff Willy Fritsch, René Deltgen Thriller Anschlag auf Baku; anti-British propaganda.
Beloved World Emil Burri Brigitte Horney, Willy Fritsch Musical/Comedy
Berlin-Wie Es War Berlin the Way it Was; 87 min documentary about pre-war Berlin
Boote mit Flügeln Nicholas Kaufmann Documentary 14 min documentary
Diesel Gerhard Lamprecht Willy Birgel, Hilde Weissner Biopic
Die Entlassung Wolfgang Liebeneiner The Dismissal; Sequel to Bismarck(1940); features Emil Jannings
GPU Karl Ritter Anti-Communism propaganda.
Die goldene Stadt Veit Harlan The Golden City; in Agfacolor
Der Große König Veit Harlan Historical Drama The Great King; historical drama about King Frederick the Great of Prussia
Die Große Liebe Rolf Hansen     The Great Love; featuring Zarah Leander; highest grossing film of the Third Reich.
Himmelhunde Roger von Norman Sky Dogs; about a young glider pilot who becomes a military pilot; targeted toward youths.
Kleine Residenz Hans H. Zerlett
Männer, Meer und Stürme. Ein Film von der Romantik und dem Leben an Bord eines Segelschiffes Heinrich Hauser and Hubert Schonger Men, Sea and Storm: A Film of the Romance and the Life Onboard a Segelship; 18 min documentary aboutKriegsmarine
Rembrandt Hans Steinhoff
Rund um die Freiheitsstatue 15-minute Anti-American propaganda film. aka Round the Statue of Liberty,Corruption of America
Die Sache mit Styx Karl Anton
Die See ruft Hans Fritz Köllner Documentary
Sprung in den Feind Wilhelm Stöppler 22-minute propaganda film, showing the invasion of the Netherlands. The bridge of Moerdijk is taken with Fallschirmjäger.
Das Tapfere Schneiderlein Hubert Schonger
The Thing About Styx Karl Anton Laura Solari, Viktor de Kowa Comedy/Crime
We Make Music Helmut Käutner Ilse Werner, Viktor de Kowa Musical comedy
Wiener Blut Willi Forst Viennese Blood
Zwei in einer großen Stadt Volker von Zollende Two in a Big City

 

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