Berlin-Alexanderplatz (1931 film)

Berlin Alexanderplatz: die Geschichte Franz Biberkopfs
Directed by Phil Jutzi
Written by Alfred Döblin
Karlheinz Martin
Hans Wilhelm
Starring Heinrich George
Maria Bard
Cinematography Nicolas Farkas
Erich Giese
Edited by Geza Pollatschik
Release dates
  • 1931 (1931)
Running time
90 minutes
Country German Reich (1919–1933)
Language German

Berlin Alexanderplatz: die Geschichte Franz Biberkopfs (Berlin Alexanderplatz: the story of Franz Biberkopfs) is a 1931 German language film adapted from the novel by Alfred Döblin, who also co-wrote the screenplay, and directed by Phil Jutzi. The film stars Heinrich George as a blue collar Berliner and small-time criminal recently released from prison who finds himself being drawn into the Berlin underworld of the nineteen twenties after his prostitute lover is murdered.

"Yet, despite social upheaval, .......... the good among the working class still prove able to live an honest and decent life."[1]



  1. Phillips, Carson. "Berlin Alexanderplatz: the story of Franz Biberkopfs" (PDF). Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre. Retrieved November 2, 2013. External link in |website= (help)

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