Die Grosse Freiheit Nr. 7

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Die Grosse Freiheit Nr. 7 ★½ Great Freedom No. 7 1945

A man tries to stop his niece's love affair with a sailor. Nazi propaganda minister Goebbels banned this film in Germany, since it showed German soldiers getting drunk and also had Hildebrand cast as a prostitute. After the war, however, it enjoyed great popularity throughout Germany. Albers sings the classic “Auf der Reeperbahn.” In German with no English translation. 100m/C VHS . GE Hans Albers, Hilde Hildebrand, Ilse Werner, Hans Sohnker, Helmut Kautner; D: Helmut Kautner; W: Helmut Kautner; C: Werner Krien; M: Werner Eisbrenner.