WriterErnst Neubach, Ludwig Hirschfeld, Curt Siodmak, Billy Wilder Release date5 February 1931 Music directorFriedrich Hollaender, Franz Waxman CastHeinz Rühmann (Hans Herfort), Lien Deyers (Kitty), Raimund Janitschek (Otto Kuttlapp), Hans Leibelt (Adamowski), Friedrich Hollaender (Vorsitzender der „Weißen Weste“), Gerhard Bienert (Schupo) Similar moviesMad Max: Fury Road, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Salt, Taken 3, Survivor, Hollow Man II
The Man in Search of His Murderer (German: Der Mann, der seinen Mörder sucht) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Heinz Rühmann, Lien Deyers and Raimund Janitschek. The film is partially lost; of the original 9 acts only five (50 minutes) are left. It was the first leading role for upcoming German star Heinz Rühmann. Co-writer Billy Wilder was at the beginning of his long career.
It was remade in 1952 as You Only Live Once.
Heinz Rühmann as Hans Herfort
Lien Deyers as Kitty
Raimund Janitschek as Otto Kuttlapp
Hans Leibelt as Adamowski
Hermann Speelmans as Jim
Friedrich Hollaender as Chairman of 'Weisse Weste'