Charley's Aunt (1956 film)

Charley's Aunt (German: Charleys Tante) is a 1956 West German comedy film directed by Hans Quest and starring Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler and Claus Biederstaedt.[1] It is an adaptation of the British play Charley's Aunt by Brandon Thomas.

Charley's Aunt
Directed byHans Quest
Produced byKarl Mitschke
Kurt Ulrich
Heinz Willeg
Written byGustav Kampendonk
Based onCharley's Aunt
by Brandon Thomas
Music byFriedrich Schröder
CinematographyKurt Schulz
Edited byHermann Leitner
Imperial Filmproduktion
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
19 January 1956
Running time
89 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was made at the Spandau and Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Hans Kuhnert and Peter Schlewski. It was shot in Eastmancolor.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.340


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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