Destiny (1942 film)

Destiny (German: Schicksal) is a 1942 Austrian-German historical drama film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Heinrich George, Werner Hinz and Christian Kayßler. The film was made by Wien-Film, a company set up by the Germans after they had annexed Austria in 1938. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Kurt Herlth and Werner Schlichting. The film was banned after the Second World War for its perceived Nazi content.[1]

Destiny
Directed byGéza von Bolváry
Produced byFritz Podehl
Written byGerhard Menzel
Starring
Music byAnton Profes
CinematographyHans Schneeberger
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Production
company
Release date
18 March 1942
Running time
92 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

Synopsis

When the commander of a Bulgarian castle is killed in combat, his steward brings up his two children.

Cast

References

  1. Hull p. 251

Bibliography

  • Hull, David Stewart. Film in the Third Reich: A Study of the German Cinema, 1933–1945. University of California Press, 1969.
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