Trouble Backstairs (1935 film)

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Trouble Backstairs
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Directed byVeit Harlan
Produced byWalter von Ercert
Kurt Peters
Written byMaximilian Böttcher (play)
Carl Junghans
Reinhold Meißner
StarringHenny Porten
Else Elster
Rotraut Richter
Gaston Briese
Music byFritz Domina
Will Meisel
CinematographyBruno Mondi
Edited byLudolf Grisebach
Distributed byNDLS
Release date
20 December 1935
Running time
83 minutes

Trouble Backstairs (German: Krach im Hinterhaus) is a 1935 German romantic comedy film directed by Veit Harlan and starring Henny Porten, Else Elster and Rotraut Richter. It marked the directoral debut of Harlan, who had previously worked as an actor, and quickly developed as a leading director of Nazi Germany.[1] It was based on a play by Maximilian Böttcher, and was remade in 1949.



  1. ^ Wistrich p.97


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Wistrich, Robert S. Who's Who in Nazi Germany. Routledge, 2013.

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