Crime Tango

Crime Tango (German: Kriminaltango) is a 1960 Austrian musical comedy film directed by Géza von Cziffra and starring Peter Alexander, Vivi Bach and Peter Carsten.[1] It was a remake of the 1949 West German film Dangerous Guests which had also been directed by von Cziffra.

Crime Tango
Directed byGéza von Cziffra
Produced byHerbert Gruber
Written byGéza von Cziffra
StarringPeter Alexander
Vivi Bach
Peter Carsten
Music byHeinz Gietz
CinematographySepp Ketterer
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Distributed byGloria Film
Release date
15 August 1960
Running time
87 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff and Alexander Sawczynski. It was shot at the Sievering Studios in Vienna.



  • Peter Alexander - "Kriminaltango" (Music by Piero Trombetta, German lyrics by Kurt Feltz)
  • Peter Alexander "Straße meiner Lieder" (Quado vien la sera) (Music by C.A. Rossi, German lyrics by Kurt Feltz)
  • Peter Alexander and Vivi Bach - "Mille - Mille - Baci" (Music by Heinz Gietz, text by Hans Bradtke)
  • "Panoptikum" (Music by Heinz Gietz, lyrics by Kurt Feltz)


  1. von Dassanowsky p.188


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