Court Theatre (film)

Court Theatre (German: Burgtheater) is a 1936 Austrian drama film directed by Willi Forst and starring Werner Krauss, Carl Esmond and Hortense Raky.[1]

Court Theatre
Directed byWilli Forst
Produced byWilli Forst
Written byWilli Forst
Jochen Huth
StarringWerner Krauss
Carl Esmond
Hortense Raky
Music byPeter Kreuder
CinematographyTheodore J. Pahle
Edited byHans Wolff
Willy Forst-Filmproduktion
Distributed byTobis Film (Germany)
Release date
13 November 1936
Running time
102 minutes

Much of the film was shot on location in the Burgtheater in Vienna. The Sievering Studios were also used for the production. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Kurt Herlth, Werner Schlichting and Emil Stepanek.

Main cast


  1. Von Dassanowsky p.60


  • Robert Dassanowsky. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.
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