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One of the last great German Expressionist films of the silent era, Joe May’s Asphalt is a love story set in the traffic-strewn Berlin of the late 1920s. Starring the delectable Betty Amann in her most famous leading role, Asphalt is a luxuriously produced Ufa classic where tragic liaisons and fatal encounters are shaped alongside the constant roar of traffic.

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  1. Joe May

    Director, Writer

  2. Rolf E. Vanloo


  3. Hans Székely


Top Billed Cast

  1. Albert Steinrück

    Albert Steinrück

    Hauptwachtmeister Holk

  2. EH

    Else Heller

    Frau Holk

  3. Gustav Fröhlich

    Gustav Fröhlich

    Wachtmeister Albert Holk

  4. Betty Amann

    Betty Amann

    Else Kramer

  5. Hans Adalbert Schlettow

    Hans Adalbert Schlettow

    Konsul Langen

  6. Hans Albers

    Hans Albers

    Ein Dieb

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Status Released

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 12, 1929



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