Aunt Trude from Buxtehude

Aunt Trude from Buxtehude (German: Tante Trude aus Buxtehude) is a 1971 West German comedy film directed by Franz Josef Gottlieb and starring Rudi Carrell, Ilja Richter and Theo Lingen.[1] It was one of several German films in the wake of Some Like it Hot that used cross-dressing as a comic theme.

Aunt Trude from Buxtehude
Ilja Richter and Mascha Gonska
Directed byFranz Josef Gottlieb
Produced by
Written byErich Tomek
Music byGerhard Heinz
CinematographyHeinz Hölscher
Edited byTraude Krappl-Maass
  • Divina Film
  • Lisa Film
Distributed byGloria Film
Release date
  • 15 April 1971 (1971-04-15)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by Eberhard Schröder. Some of the film was shot in the Austrian city of Salzburg. It featured a number of songs performer by leading singers of the era.


A group of friends try to recover a safety deposit box key which has been sewn into some old clothes and then sold. They track down the clothes to a ski resort but are unsure who actually has the key.


See also


  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 291


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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