Doctor Praetorius (film)

Doctor Praetorius or Woman's Doctor Praetorius (German: Frauenarzt Dr. Prätorius) is a 1950 West German comedy drama film directed by Karl Peter Gillmann and Curt Goetz and starring Goetz, Valerie von Martens and Erich Ponto.[1] It was based on Goetz's own hit play which was the following year made into an American film People Will Talk. A second German film Praetorius was released in 1965, starring Heinz Rühmann.

Doctor Praetorius
Directed by
Produced byHans Domnick
Written byCurt Goetz (play)
Music byFranz Grothe
CinematographyFritz Arno Wagner
Edited byFritz Stapenhorst
Domnick Filmproduktion
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
15 January 1950
Running time
95 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by Walter Haag.



  1. Rentschler p.345


  • Eric Rentschler. German Film & Literature. Routledge, 2013.
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