By a Silken Thread

By a Silken Thread
Directed by Robert A. Stemmle
Produced by Bruno Duday
Written by Eberhard Frowein (novel)
Robert A. Stemmle
Starring Willy Fritsch
Carl Kuhlmann
Käthe von Nagy
Music by Herbert Windt
Cinematography Franz Weihmayr
Edited by Axel von Werner
Distributed by UFA
Release dates
  • 23 September 1938 (1938-09-23)
Running time
92 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

By a Silken Thread (German:Am seidenen Faden) is a 1938 German drama film directed by Robert A. Stemmle and starring Willy Fritsch, Carl Kuhlmann and Käthe von Nagy. The film was intended to be an exposure of "crooked Jewish capitalists"[1] in line with Nazi racial policy of the era. The film's art direction was by Otto Hunte.



  1. Kreimeier p.286


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