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When Emil travels by bus to Berlin to visit his grandmother and his cousin, his money is stolen by a crook who specializes in digging tunnels. Emil must get the money back as it is for his grandmother. While following the thief, Emil runs into Gustav, an enterprising young boy who gathers up all his friends to help Emil find the money. Emil's cousin also gets involved and they get into more trouble than they bargained for when Emil's pickpocket turns out to be mixed up with a couple of notorious bank robbers.

  1. Peter Tewksbury

    Director

  2. Erich Kästner

    Novel

  3. AJ Carothers

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Walter Slezak

    Walter Slezak

    Baron

  2. Bryan Russell

    Bryan Russell

    Emil Tischbein

  3. Roger Mobley

    Gustav

  4. Heinz Schubert

    Heinz Schubert

    Grundeis

  5. Peter Ehrlich

    Peter Ehrlich

    Müller

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Emil and the Detectives
Emil and the Detectives

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Status Released

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  • December 18, 1964
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

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