T e a c h ers n o t e s 1 emil and the detectives 3. Run around the streets of berlin with emil, pony and their gang of detectives as they plan their strategy and lay their trap for a thief who stole emils money. He is going off to the city for the first time on his own, to stay with his aunt. Film critic, age 15 emil and the detectives is about a boy named emil that travels to berlin alone. Is this just a british shot for shot remake of the 1931 german version.
See the world, explore fun places, enhance your foreign language skills. Emil and the detectives is a 1929 novel, for children set mainly in berlin, by the german writer erich kastner and illustrated by walter trier. Watch emil and the detectives 2001 on netflix in the usa. This was the book that set the trend for children appearing as detectives. Emil and the detectives by erich kastner librarything. He is carrying quite a lot of money which is mother warns him not to lose but, inevitably, the money is stolen from him even before. The hutchinson treasury of childrens literature by alison sage. Emil and the detectives red fox classics april 5, 2001. He pins the bag of money to his inside pocket for safety, but his money is stolen. Emil and the detectives was, in my view, the perfect book, and the fact that it was written by a to me exoticsounding german and was then rather less well known among my peers than, say, stig.
When his life savings are stolen, he doesnt get angry. Editions of emil and the detectives by erich kastner. The book was immediately popular and the original version sold an initial two million copies. Emil and the detectives has a study guide available. While following the thief, emil runs into pony, the female leader of a gang of children, who offers to help him. Whilst on his way to berlin to visit his grandmother, 10 year old emil. To take a break from a series of family disasters, emil is allowed to spend a few days with a friend of the family, the female priest hummel in berlin. While following the thief, emil runs into pony, the head of a gang who offers to help. Aug 09, 2014 emil and the detectives author erich kastner, 1920s germany and the nazi party duration. A bavaria filmund produktions presentation of a lunaris film production, in coproduction with zdf. When young emil is sent to berlin by his mother, the money he is carrying to give to his granny is stolen by a sinister man on the train. Twelveyearold emil comes to berlin to spend the holidays with friends and, on his way, his money is stolen.
Nov 20, 20 the poster for 1964s emil and the detectives yet the skies would soon darken, for berlin and for kastner. He became a childrens author and had a great success. Emil and the detectives was made in germany in 1964 by walt disney and stars those appealing youngsters bryan russell as emil and roger mobley as gustav. He loved children very much and always wanted to become a teacher. When he finally arrives in berlin, emil and a gang of street kids, led. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day. Emil and the detectives is a 1931 german adventure film directed by gerhard lamprecht and. Emil and the detectives 2001 a 12yearold tobias retzlaff employs a group of streetwise youngsters to help him track down a thief. A worksheet to accompany the film emil and the detectives in german, it focusses in on personality traits, personal profiles and the nature of team work. John williams emil and the detectives 1935 youtube. The ending is funny and will be loved by all audience. Emil and the detectives kastner erich englishereader.
Emil and the detectives 2001 0 1h 46m movies based on childrens books when his savings are stolen by a swindler, young emil tischbein assembles a force of berlin street kids to become his detectives and find the thief. Join emil and his new friends as they explore berlin and try to recover his stolen money from a thief. Luck is with emil however because he spots herr grundeis in berlin. Emil and the three twins, in contrast, seems like a bit of a potboiler. Emil and the detectives begins with a subchapter where it is described why the plot is set in the city and involves the life of city children instead of the life of unusual characters and adventures. The twelveyearold emil and his father are haunted by bad luck. Despite this, the film still appears to be worth seeing. But hard times for germany at the beginning of the xx century changed his plans. Emil and the detectives work by kastner britannica.
It was kastners first major success, the only one of his pre1945 works to escape nazi censorship. Dec 12, 20 emil and the detectives was, in my view, the perfect book, and the fact that it was written by a to me exoticsounding german and was then rather less well known among my peers than, say, stig. When his savings are stolen by a swindler, young emil tischbein assembles a force of berlin street kids to become his detectives and find the thief. Watch emil and the detectives online vimeo on demand on vimeo. Prevented by the nazis from publishing in germany 193345, he printed his works in switzerland. Emil and the detectives emil and the three twins the 35th of may by. Emil runs into some local kids who call themselves the detectives who decide to help him and the adventure is underway. In the train he runs across the slick max grundeis who anaesthetizes emil and steals his savings of 1500 dm. This remake of a german childrens classic contains one scene that depicts emil being given a drug that puts him to sleep so that the thief can steal his money. Apr 25, 2012 the twelveyearold emil and his father are haunted by bad luck. Emil and the detectives 2001 0 1h 46m movies based on childrens books when his savings are stolen by a swindler, young emil tischbein assembles a force of berlin street kids to. Emil and the detectives menace on the mountain all of these movies are a joy to watch.
Once in berlin, emil follows the thief and enlists the help of a gang of youngsters the detectives to help retrieve the stolen money. Emil and eli by erich kastner, april 5, 2001, random house childrens books edition, paperback in english reissue edition emil and the detectives red fox classics april 5, 2001 edition open library. Emil and the detectives erich kastner, carol miller. Emil goes to berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. Can emil and his friends manage to find the thieves. Biber gullatz eckes maltz as eckes malz released in. Total number of members who have this title in their. Emil and the detectives by erich kastner goodreads.
The film tells the story of emil, a lowermiddleclass lad from a small provincial town who makes his first visit to berlin to stay with his grandmother and bring her hardearned money from his. Why emil and the detectives author erich kastner wouldnt bow. When his savings are stolen by a swindler, young emil tischbein assembles a force of berlin street kids. When he wakes up, his envelope with the money is gone and so is herr grundeis. Watch emil and the detectives online vimeo on demand. Emil and the detectives, was several times dramatized and filmed.
It was kastners first major success, the only one of his pre1945 works to escape nazi censorship, and remains his bestknown work, and has been translated into at least 59 languages. When 11yearold emil travels to berlin, his money is stolen by the crook max grundeis. Walt disney released a version in 1964 with bryan russell and roger mobley starring. The 1931 emil and the detectives is perhaps the best of the four film versions of the kastner story, benefitting from some cheerful glimpses of a sunshinedrenched berlin that disappeared forever.
One of the gang members takes his place at the local pastors house, where he is meant to be staying. Erich kastner understood the inner world of a child and reminded the adults, that they were the children too. This may be a common thing in germany but would be disconcerting by americans. Its an exciting story for children from the german author erich kastner. Originally published in 1929, erich kastners engaging tale has delighted readers young and old, for generations. When 11yearold emil travels to berlin his money is stolen. Twelveyearold emil comes to berlin to spend the holidays with friends and, on. Emil and the detectives 2001 the movie database tmdb. Oberon plays for young people 0 0 summary growing up is the most exciting adventure of alljoin young emil as he says goodbye to his mother, leaves his small town and sets off on a journey that will change his life.
Theres hardly any tension or conflict at all in the first half, which is an idyll in which the key characters from emil and the detectives gather for a holiday in a baltic coastal town and everyone has a good time. Read online or download for free graded reader ebook and audiobook emil and the detectives by kastner erich of preintermediate level you can download in epub, mobi, fb2, rtf, txt, mp3. With tobias retzlaff, anja sommavilla, jurgen vogel, maria schrader. Emil and the detectives emil and the three twins by erich kastner.606 264 483 475 1123 743 1197 372 86 705 835 842 965 1219 1426 1238 1229 181 1316 1245 614 60 1136 333 398 1102 59 829 263 167 757 599 185 225