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Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

  1. Robert A. Stemmle

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Erich Kästner


  3. Billy Wilder


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Finkbeiner

    Emil Tischbein

  2. Heli Finkenzeller

    Frau Tischbein

  3. Wolfgang Lukschy

    Wolfgang Lukschy

    Oberwachmeister Jeschke

  4. Kurt Meisel

    Kurt Meisel


  5. Ruth Nimbach

    Anni Wandel

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Emil and the Detectives
Emil and the Detectives



Original Title Emil und die Detektive

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 14, 1954


    No children younger than 6 years admitted.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -



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