The Captain from Koepenick

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The Captain from Koepenick ★★½ Der Hauptmann von Koepenick 1956

Popular true life comedy about a Berlin cobbler in 1906 who rebels against military bureaucracy by impersonating a Prussian officer and wreaking havoc on his town, arresting authorities and capturing soldiers, only to enjoy folk herodom when his ruse is discovered. Remake of Richard Oswald's 1931 classic. In German with subtitles. 93m/B VHS . GE Heinz Ruhmann, Hannelore Schroth, Martin Held, Erich Schellow; D: Helmut Kautner.

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