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Vienna, end of the 19th century: A young girl meets a soldier of the famous "Deutschmeister"-regiment and they fall in love. She tries to help her new boyfriend, who is a composer of a march, and smuggles the sheet music to the emperor for whom her aunt is the baker.
19th century England: Young Victoria is crowned to be the queen of England. She aims to do her best in order to help her country prosper. However, the family and her trustful advisor, Lord Melbourne, plan marriage for her. She is to get married to a German prince, Albert. But Victoria sees her future differently and decides to leave London for Paris...
Arriving in Vienna, Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry Lime, who has invited him, recently died in a car accident.(imdb)
A troupe of traveling actors is being welcomed by villagers in Calabria in the summer of 1866. (imdb)
This movie is an adaptation of Hans Flemming's novel.
A film relating to the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Operetta (German: Operette) is a 1940 musical film directed by Willi Forst and starring Forst, Maria Holst and Dora Komar. The film was made by Wien-Film, a Vienna-based company set up after Austria had been incorporated into Greater Germany following the 1938 Anschluss. It is the first film in director Willi Forst's "Viennese Trilogy". The film portrays the life of Franz Jauner (1832-1900), a leading musical figure in the city. It is both an operetta film and a Wiener Film.
A nostalgic story about live in and around a classic Vienna's coffee house. (imdb)
At the Olympic games in Berlin 1936 Inge Wagner falls in love with Luftwaffenleutnant (Airforce Lieutenant) Herbert Koch. They want to marry, but he receives orders to go to Spain - incognito, without permission for any contacts to his friends and relatives. Inge is still waiting for him. After the beginning of WW II, German radio starts broadcasting the "Wunschkonzert für die Wehrmacht" - a program made of wishes from the soldiers. He hears the song, he wanted to hear, and so does Inge.
One of the numerous world conferences that is mainly arranged for the amusement of its participants is taking place at Lugano's hotel "Eden". All of a sudden, Kitty, a young manicurist, plays a pivotal role during the conference. She is looking for acqaintances to become more attractive. Thus, she meets a reporter who is looking for big news, as well as the British Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. .. (filmportal.de)
After a shady collector of paintings has been murdered, adept Dr. Sebastian Ott discovers a big organised fraud with fake paintings. His twin brother Ludwig is responsible for it, kidnaps him and locks him away in his house. He uses Otts ID and 'replaces' him...
1885. For the opera festival it has organized, the small town of Imlingen has invited a famous singer, Maddalena Dall'Orto, who will not only sing at the local opera but will also perform the part of Bach's St. Matthew's Passion at church. The lady is welcomed by an enthusiastic welcome committee comprising the Prince of Imlingen himself. (imdb)
Vienna in the beginning of the twentieth century. Cavalry Lieutenant Fritz Lobheimer is about to end his affair with Baroness Eggerdorff when he meets the young Christine, the daughter of an opera violinist. Baron Eggerdorff however soon hears of his past misfortune... (imdb)
Having never heard a Viennese waltz, young Queen Victoria orders the British ambassador to Austria to check out a prominent composer named Joseph Lanner. The ambassador intends to bring Lanner and his orchestra to England, but is sidetracked when discovers that first violinist Strauss is the most musically gifted of Lanner's aggregation. When Strauss is presented to Victoria's court, a "war of music" develops between the young violinist and pompous English composer Sir Philip.
Eva goes to Budapest to visit her friend Tini's wedding but as soon as she arrives, the husband-to-be brakes up with Tini. When Eva decides to take things into her own hand and follows him to the Hotel Atlantik. (youtube.com)
Peter Voss, Thief of Millions (Peter Voss, der Millionendieb) is a 1932 German comedy crime film directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring Willi Forst, Alice Treff and Paul Hörbiger. It was based on the 1913 novel of the same title by Ewald Gerhard Seeliger which has been adapted into a number of films including previously in 1921 and later in 1946. It was the second to last film made by Dupont in Germany before he was forced to flee to the United States following the rise of the Nazi Party. (en.wikipedia.org)
A woman at a spa keeps sneaking out to see a performer "Quick" (in heavy make-up) do his act. She goes backstage to see him but he is out of his make-up. He tries to get her to fall in love with who he is in real life but she only likes him as a person who can introduce her to "Quick."
A penniless artiste is distracted from her dreams of Hollywood stardom by two hard-up but high-spirited window cleaners, both called Willy.
Based on a novel by Edgar Wallace about Scotland Yard and their hunt for murderer....
An emancipated Princess, who has just returned home to her court in the Balkans from England, goes in disguise to a servants ball and falls in love with an alleged caterer, who turns out next day to be a lieutenant of the guard. Without letting on to her masquerade, she makes sure he climbs the ranks quickly. At the same time, she tries to thwart her engagement to an unpopular prince.
This 'musical burlesque' tells about a stylish young gentleman (Willi Forst) who works as a so-called 'Festredner'; an untranslatable term, it indicates a person who makes speeches at important events like marriages etc. for people who don't feel able to do it themselves. Willi lends his voice to a speech-impaired professor, but the baroness (Trude Lieske) who falls in love with Hörbiger only does so because of Willi's voice, and you can guess that this leads to all sorts of complications...
Toni Hofer and brothers Vicki and Nicki Mahler are working on a new operetta. Toni's reputation with women equals his fame as composer, so they keep their sister Hedi away from him. Wanting to know him, she calls at his house in the middle of the night not revealing her identity, helps him write the main waltz theme and disappears, leaving him incapable of remembering his greatest melody.
The Levantine Thomas Zezi had to go to prison for a year and a half for smuggling. Now he is released back into the wild and returns to his home. But there he discovers that his old friend Manopulos has taken up residence in his apartment. To make matters worse, during Zezi's stay in prison he also became the lover of Zezi's girlfriend Jola, who has since run away. The returnee, beside himself with anger, unceremoniously throws the greasy Manopulos out of his four walls.
Agent No 326 is ordered to stop a spy-ring, but he falls in love with one of the spies, Sonja. No 326 tries to find the head of that organisation. He doesn't know that this is banker Haghi, with whom Sonja bets, that No 326 will identify him, because she has fallen in love, too. So haghi tries everything to confuse the secret service and to neutralize No 326. (imdb)