Der Hofrat Geiger

Der Hofrat Geiger is a 1947 Austrian film directed by Hans Wolff, based on the musical of the same name by Martin Costa. It is significant for being one of the very first Heimatfilme released after the Second World War, and very successful.[1]

Der Hofrat Geiger
Directed byHans Wolff
StarringPaul Hörbiger
Maria Andergast
Hans Moser
Waltraut Haas
Music byHans Lang
Release date
Running time
93 minutes


Franz Geiger, a retired councillor, discovers that he has a daughter, Mariandl, the result of a love affair in Spitz eighteen years earlier with a woman named Marianne Mühlhuber. As a result of this, he travels to Spitz with his servant Ferdinand.



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  2. "Vor 125 Jahren geboren: Paul Hörbiger - Der "personifizierte Folklore-Wiener"". Deutschlandfunk Kultur (in German). Retrieved 2019-08-29.
  3. "Waltraut Haas im Interview: Mariandl erzählt vom Donauweibchen". (in German). Retrieved 2019-08-29.
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