Titles You Haven't Rated (7)
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Arriving in Vienna, Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry Lime, who has invited him, recently died in a car accident.(imdb)
The plot from the famous Johann Strauss operetta adapted as a comedy film with most of the songs left out.
This totally forgotten film is adapted from a story by Franz Nabl who also provided the basis for Der verzauberte Tag. The story is about a rich murderer (Siegfried Breuer) who killed his wife out of jealousy nd tries to start a new life. He meets a young woman (Gusti Huber) and marries her without telling her the secret directly.
Paris, late 19th century. Madeleine leads a double life. She is married to an upright, honorable bank clerk, a model husband who hardly knows his wife. The young composer Michael falls in love with Madeleine; he gives her a valuable pearl necklace because she inspired his "Romance in a Minor Key". While her husband is away, Madeleine and Michael visit the latter's brother; the rich playboy Viktor falls in love with the woman and leaves no stone unturned in his efforts to make her his. (filmportal.de)
Farmer's daughter Anuschka has to sell the farm after her father's death to the rich but mean farmer's wife Nowarek and her friendly son Jaro. Anuschka goes to Vienna and starts to work as a housemaid until she is wrongly accused of theft. In order to restore her dignity she seeks for help plus suddenly Jaro appears to help her and so on and so forth..
When two Russian captains of cavalry came to a German post station one of them recalls what happened long time ago. He begins to tell the story: Ten years ago a comrade of them made a resting at the post station and fell in love with the station master's daughter. He promised everything to her and finally convinced her to come with him to St. Petersburg. When both arrived there she had to realize that her captain never had the intention to marry her. (imdb)
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.