|The Shadow of a Mine|
|Directed by||Phil Jutzi|
|Written by||Léo Lania|
|Starring||Holmes Zimmermann |
|16 March 1929|
The Shadow of a Mine is a 1929 German silent drama film directed by Phil Jutzi and starring Holmes Zimmermann and Sybille Schloß. Its original German title is Um's tägliche Brot (Our Daily Bread). It is also known as Hunger in Waldenburg.
The film was produced by the left-wing Volksfilmverband in partnership with Weltfilm and the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm. Using a docudrama format, the film highlights the hardships faced by Silesian coal miners in Waldenburg. It premiered at the Tauenzienpalast in Berlin on 16 March 1929.
- Murray p.225
- Bock & Bergfelder p.233
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- Murray, Bruce Arthur. Film and the German Left in the Weimar Republic: From Caligari to Kuhle Wampe. University of Texas Press, 1990.