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Address Unknown (1944)





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A plot revealed through the correspondence between German-American businessman and his Jewish partner, Lukas, the German-American, returns to Germany during the early Nazi years and gets caught up in the racist philosophies. He goes to the point of denying even his partner's daughter, who is engaged to Lukas's son. Disastrous results follow this man's newly acquired bigoted decisions.


Paul Lukas
as Martin Schulz
Carl Esmond
as Baron von Friesche
Peter van Eyck
as Heinrich Schulz
K.T. Stevens
as Griselle Eisenstein
Morris Carnovsky
as Max Eisenstein
Mary Young
as Mrs. Delaney
Frank Faylen
as Jimmie Blake
Charles Halton
as Pip-Squeak
Erwin Kalser
as Stage Director
Frank Reicher
as Professor Schmidt
Larry Olsen
as Youngest
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All Critics (3)

It remains tense drama, and should draw a considerable audience from readers of the story and the widening group of [Paul] Lukas' admirers.

November 23, 2020 | Full Review…

[Paul] Lukas gives a resounding performance as the German-American who goes to Munich during the revolutionary rise of Hitler to power.

November 19, 2020 | Full Review…

The film's dramatic intensity is enhanced by Rudolph Maté's wonderful cinematography.... and Paul Lukas' masterful interpretation of his of his difficult and hateful role. [Full review in Spanish]

September 17, 2019 | Full Review…

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