A Love Story (1933 film)

A Love Story (French: Une histoire d'amour) is a 1933 French historical drama film directed by Max Ophüls and starring Abel Tarride, Magda Schneider and Simone Héliard, based on Arthur Schnitzler's 1896 play Liebelei about a musician's daughter in 1890s Imperial Vienna who falls in love with a young army officer, only for him to be killed in a duel.

A Love Story
Directed byMax Ophüls
Produced byFred Lissa
Written byAndré Doderet
Arthur Schnitzler (play)
StarringAbel Tarride
Magda Schneider
Simone Héliard
CinematographyTheodore J. Pahle
Edited by Paul Salten
Distributed byCompagnie Française Cinématographique
Release date
10 March 1933
Running time
82 minutes

It is a French-language version of Liebelei with several of the same actors.[1] It was made at the Joinville Studios in Paris.



  1. White p.366


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