Release dateDecember 19, 1960 (1960-12-19) WriterIstvan Bekeffy, G.K. Chesterton (stories), Hans Jacoby AwardsGerman Film Award for Best Leading Actor CastHeinz Rühmann (Pater Brown), Karl Schönböck (Theaterdirektor Scarletti), Maria Sebaldt (Gloria Scarletti), Siegfried Lowitz (Flambeau), Lina Carstens (Mrs. Smith), Fritz Rasp (Lord Kingsley) Similar moviesHeinz Ruhmann and Lina Carstens appear in Das schwarze Schaf and He cant stop doing it
The Black Sheep (German: Das schwarze Schaf) is a 1960 German mystery film directed by Helmut Ashley and starring Heinz Rühmann, Karl Schönböck and Maria Sebaldt. It is based on the Father Brown stories by G.K. Chesterton. Father Brown manages to demonstrate the innocence of a man accused of murder by finding the real culprit. Rühmann reprised the role in Er kann's nicht lassen in 1962.