A Star Fell from Heaven (1936 film)

A Star Fell from Heaven is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Paul Merzbach and starring Joseph Schmidt, Florine McKinney and Billy Milton. It was made at Elstree Studios.[1] It was a remake of the 1934 Austrian film of the same name which had also starred Schmidt.

A Star Fell from Heaven
Directed byPaul Merzbach
Produced byWalter C. Mycroft
Written byJack Davies
Marjorie Deans
Gerald Elliott
Val Guest
Geoffrey Kerr
Dudley Leslie
StarringJoseph Schmidt
Florine McKinney
Billy Milton
Music byHans May
CinematographyRonald Neame
Edited byFlora Newton
Distributed byWardour Films
Release date
9 June 1936
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film's sets were designed by the art director David Rawnsley.



  1. Wood p.92


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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