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Overview

The 1956 movie based on the theater play by Carl Zuckmayer based on the true story of cobbler Wilhelm Voigt who dressed up as a German military officer and, with the help of unsuspecting soldiers, took over the city hall in Köpenick and confiscated the city's purse.

  1. Helmut Käutner

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Carl Zuckmayer

    Screenplay

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Original Title Der Hauptmann von Köpenick

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 25, 1958
    Theatrical

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Original Language German

Runtime 1h 33m

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