Call of the Forest

Call of the Forest (German: Ruf der Wälder) is a 1965 Austrian drama film directed by Franz Antel and starring Hans-Jürgen Bäumler, Terence Hill and Gerhard Riedmann.[1] It is part of the popular tradition of heimatfilm.

Call of the Forest
Directed byFranz Antel
Produced byCarl Szokoll
Written byKurt Nachmann
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (novel Krambambuli)
StarringHans-Jürgen Bäumler
Terence Hill
Gerhard Riedmann
Music byJohannes Fehring
CinematographySiegfried Hold
Edited byHermine Diethelm
Neue Delta Filmproduktion
Distributed byNora-Filmverleih
Release date
1 October 1965
Running time
85 minutes

It was made at the Sievering Studios in Vienna and on location in the Alpine resort of Kaprun. The film's sets were designed by the art director Otto Pischinger.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.374


  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books.

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