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Die Drei Unteroffiziere


Director Werner Hochbaum hated making films for the Nazi government to glorify the German military. Indeed, so much did he hate it that this 1939 film had quite the opposite effect, despite being made with story elements which were designed to satisfy his superiors, and as a consequence Hochbaum was banned from making theatrical films for the duration of the war. He managed to escape a worse punishment for his disrespect by enlisting in the army and making military newsreels. Before he died in 1946, he...more