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The Sailor's Song (1958)

11/09/1958 (DE) HistoryDrama 2h 5m


A film about the historical uprising of the seamen in Kiel: During the Russian October Revolution of 1917, German and Russian soldiers start to solidarize with each other. By disarming the officers, machinist Henne Lonke and stoker Jens Kasten prevent the attack on a Russian freighter. When German admiralty gives out orders for operation "Nibelungen", which would lead the German fleet into a suicidal attack against England and quell the revolutionary spirit, seamen and soldiers from different political backgrounds unite in protest.

  1. Günter Reisch


  2. Kurt Maetzig


  3. Paul Wiens


  4. Karl Georg Egel


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  1. Günther Simon

    Günther Simon

    Erich Steigert

  2. Raimund Schelcher

    Raimund Schelcher

    August Lenz

  3. Ulrich Thein

    Ulrich Thein

    Henne Lobke

  4. Horst Kube

    Horst Kube

    Jens Kasten

  5. Hilmar Thate

    Hilmar Thate

    Ludwig Batuschek

  6. Ekkehard Schall

    Eberhard Schuckert

  7. Wolf von Beneckendorff

    Von Resten

  8. Eduard von Winterstein

    Eduard von Winterstein


  9. Werner Wieland


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The Sailor's Song
The Sailor's Song

Original Title Das Lied der Matrosen

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Original Language German

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