The Devil's General (Des Teufels General) 66 years old

The Devil's General

Curt Jurgens stars as a courageous Luftwaffe officer. Jurgens loves the service, even though he barely tolerates the Hitler regime. Sickened by wartime Nazi atrocities, Jurgens renounces his government, and is imprisoned and tortured as a result. Once released, the general takes pity on a downtrodden Jewish family. This isolated act of kindness is a point in his favor when Jurgens stands before Satan himself for his final judgment. The Devil's General was based on an immensely successful postwar play by German author Carl Zuckmeyer.

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The Devil's General Cast

Name Character
Curd Jürgens He was 41, 66 years old when he died as Gen. Harry Harras
Marianne Koch She was 25, now 90 years old as Dorothea 'Diddo' Geiss
Albert Lieven He was 50, 65 years old when he died as Oberst Friedrich Eilers
Ingrid van Bergen She was 25, now 90 years old as Lyra Schöppke
Paul Westermeier He was 64, 80 years old when he died as Otto Korrianke, Fahrer von Harras
Beppo Brem He was 51, 84 years old when he died as Hauptmann Pfundtmayer
Camilla Spira She was 51, 91 years old when she died as Kammersängerin Olivia Geiss
Eva Ingeborg Scholz She was 29, now 93 years old as Waltraut 'Pützchen' Mohrungen
Wolfgang Neuss He was 33, 65 years old when he died as Polizei-Fotograf
Viktor de Kowa He was 53, 69 years old when he died as SS-Gruppenführer Schmidt-Lausitz
Gerd Vespermann He was 28, 74 years old when he died as Theaterregisseur Rösler
Bum Krüger He was 51, 65 years old when he died as Hauptmann Lüttjohann
Joseph Offenbach He was 52, 66 years old when he died as Hauptsturmführer Zernick
Harry Meyen He was 32, 54 years old when he died as Leutnant Hartmann
Inge Meysel She was 44, 94 years old when she died as Frau Korrianke
Wolfried Lier He was 40, 76 years old when he died as Kellner Detlev
Karl John He was 52, 72 years old when he died as Ingenieur Karl Oderbruch

The Devil's General Crew

Name Department
Klaus Dudenhöfer as Editor. He was 32 (84) years old when He died Editing
Albert Benitz as Director of Photography. He was 52 (74) years old when He died Camera
Carl Zuckmayer as Theatre Play. He was 60 (80) years old when He died Writing
Helmut Käutner as Director. He was 49 (72) years old when He died Directing
Helmut Käutner as Screenplay. He was 49 (72) years old when He died Writing
George Hurdalek as Screenplay. He was 49 (72) years old when He died Writing
Gyula Trebitsch as Screenplay. He was 42 (91) years old when He died Writing
Walter Koppel as Producer. He was 50 (76) years old when He died Production
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The Devil's General (66 years)

  • Release day: Wednesday, February 23, 1955
  • Runtime: 117 minutes