Uproar in Damascus

Uproar in Damascus
Directed by Gustav Ucicky
Produced by Otto Lehmann
Written by Jacob Geis
Philipp Lothar Mayring
Herbert Tjadens
Starring Brigitte Horney
Joachim Gottschalk
Hans Nielsen
Ernst von Klipstein
Music by Willy Schmidt-Gentner
Cinematography Paul Rischke
Oskar Schnirch
Edited by Gertrud Hinz-Nischwitz
Distributed by Terra-Filmkunst
Release dates
8 March 1939
Running time
103 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Uproar in Damascus (German: Aufruhr in Damaskus) is a 1939 German thriller film directed by Gustav Ucicky and starring Brigitte Horney, Joachim Gottschalk and Hans Nielsen. It is set during the First World War with German troops battling the Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia and the British.[1] The film was officially honored as "artistically valuable" (künstlerisch wertvoll) and having "special political value" (staatspolitisch wertvoll).



  1. Richards p.356


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