Chasing Fortune

Chasing Fortune
Directed by Rochus Gliese
Written by Carl Koch
Lotte Reiniger
Alex Strasser
Rochus Gliese
Starring Catherine Hessling
Alexander Murski
Amy Wells
Berthold Bartosch
Music by Theo Mackeben
Cinematography Fritz Arno Wagner
Distributed by Deutscher Werkfilm
Release dates
27 March 1930
Running time
92 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Chasing Fortune (German: Die Jagd nach dem Glück) is a 1930 German drama film directed by Rochus Gliese and starring Catherine Hessling, Alexander Murski and Amy Wells. The film's art direction was by Gliese himself along with Arno Richter. It was initially made as a silent film, but was released with an added synchronised soundtrack.[1] The animator Lotte Reiniger assistant directed the film, overseeing the shadow puppet segments.



  1. Grange p. 337


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