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It Happened on July 20th (Es geschah am 20. Juli - Aufstand gegen Adolf Hitler)

It Happened on July 20th

On 20th July 1944, Colonel Baron Schenk von Stauffenberg made an attempt to kill Hitler using a bomb at his "Fuehrer headquarters" in eastern Prussia.

G.W. Pabst has reconstructed events up to the colonel's court martial and execution chronologically and in a meticulous way, demonstrating an honest effort to be precise regarding historical facts. With considerable detail, and employing an excellent cast, he relates what really happened on 20th July ...
Genre History
Category Feature
Year of Production 1955
Director Georg Wilhelm Pabst
Screenplay G. Machaty, W.P. Zibaso
Cinematography Kurt Hasse
Johannes Weissenbach
Cast Lina Carstens, Kurt Meisel, Carl Wery, Erik Frey, Karl Ludwig Diehl, Bernhard Wicki, Siegfried Lowitz
Producer Franz Seitz
Production Companies Ariston, Arca
Runtime 74 min
Format 35 mm, b&w
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Mono
German Distributor STUDIOCANAL/Berlin

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