Broken Lullaby (The Man I Killed) (1932)

 

 

 

Director:     Ernst Lubisch. 

Starring:     Lionel Barrymore (Dr. H. Holderlin), Nancy Carroll (Fraulein Elsa, Walter's Fiancée), Phillips Holmes (Paul Renard), Louise Carter (Frau Holderlin), Lucien Littlefield (Herr Walter Schultz), Tom Douglas (Walter Holderlin, German soldier killed by Paul), Zasu Pitts (Anna, Holderlin's Maid), Frank Sheridan (Priest), George Bickel (Herr Bresslauer, Dress Shop Owner), Emma Dunn (Frau Miller), Eeinhold Pasch (Fritz's Father), Rodney McLennan (War Veteran).

young French soldier in WW I is overcome with guilt when he kills a German soldier who is very much like himself

 

 

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