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Es geschah am hellichten Tag is a German black and white film depicting the dramatic story of the search for a children murderer.

  1. Ladislao Vajda

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Hans Jacoby


Top Billed Cast

  1. Heinz Rühmann

    Heinz Rühmann

    Oberleutnant Matthäi

  2. Sigfrit Steiner

    Det. Feller

  3. Siegfried Lowitz

    Siegfried Lowitz

    Lt. Heinzi

  4. Michel Simon

    Michel Simon


  5. Heinrich Gretler

    Heinrich Gretler


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It Happened in Broad Daylight
It Happened in Broad Daylight



Original Title Es geschah am hellichten Tag

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 9, 1958


    Children 12 or older admitted, children between 6 and 11 only when accompanied by parent or a legal guardian.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

Revenue -



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