Asphalt

Overview

Starring American expatriate Betty Amann, this still extant German silent film features a young citizen of Berlin, who, driven into poverty, steals a valuable piece of jewelry. Caught by a handsome policeman Gustav Froehlich, the girl attempts to seduce him into letting her go. She succeeds beyond all expectation and they marry. Born in Germany to American parents, Betty Amann went on to appear in several Hollywood films, including Nancy Drew, Reporter 1938.
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Overview

Starring American expatriate Betty Amann, this still extant German silent film features a young citizen of Berlin, who, driven into poverty, steals a valuable piece of jewelry. Caught by a handsome policeman Gustav Froehlich, the girl attempts to seduce him into letting her go. She succeeds beyond all expectation and they marry. Born in Germany to American parents, Betty Amann went on to appear in several Hollywood films, including Nancy Drew, Reporter 1938.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/18/2006
  • UPC: 738329046422
  • Original Release: 1929
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: B&W / Full Frame
  • Sound: silent
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 59,192

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gustav Froehlich Wachtmeister Holk, beider Sohn
Else Heller Hauptwachtmeister Holk's wife
Albert Steinruck Hauptwachtmeister Holk
Betty Amann Else Kramer
Hans Albers
Paul Hoerbiger
Karl Platen
Rose Valetti
Hermann Vallentin
Hans Adalbert von Schlettow Konsul Langen
Arthur Duarte
Kurt Vespermann
Technical Credits
Joe May Director
Rene Hubert Costumes/Costume Designer
Erich Kettelhut Art Director
Erich Pommer Producer
Günther Rittau Cinematographer
Willy Schmidt-Gentner Score Composer
Hans Szekely Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Asphalt
1. Opening Titles [8:58]
2. The Petit Thief [6:39]
3. Held for Questioning [6:43]
4. Police Escort [8:53]
5. Lured [6:12]
6. A Test of Will [5:22]
7. The Other Man [11:25]
8. A Social Call [8:49]
9. A Proposal [8:35]
10. Fate's Heavy Hand [5:40]
11. A Partial Confession [8:23]
12. Else Comes Clean [8:36]
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