Emil and the Detectives Reviews

December 2, 2020
[Director Peter Tweksbury] has kept the kiddies from gushing too coyly, suppressed the mugging of a comic trio of thieves, photographed the fresh Berlin setting in effective color, and juxtaposed suspense and wit with a nice, bouncing pace.
December 2, 2020
The children will howl and grown-ups will look on with smiling indulgence.
December 2, 2020
Slezak and his pals, known as the three skrinks, are amusing in their blundering progress and the many kids respond enthusiastically to Peter Tewksbury's direction.
December 2, 2020
It is a picture that will intrigue and delight children as well as adults.
January 23, 2020
Kids outsmart criminals in engaging detective story.