Escape to the Adriatic

Escape to the Adriatic (German: Flucht an die Adria) is a 1937 Austrian-Czech drama film directed by Eugen Schulz-Breiden and starring Rolf Wanka, Willi Volker and Rózsi Csikós. In Germany it was released in 1939 under the title Sprung ins Glück.[1]

Escape to the Adriatic
Directed byEugen Schulz-Breiden
Written byEugen Schulz-Breiden
Josef Roden (novel)
StarringRolf Wanka
Willi Volker
Rózsi Csikós
Music byRudolf Maria Mandée
Cinematography Jan Roth
Edited byMarie Bourová
Svatopluk Innemann
Meissner Film Prague
Tassul Film
Distributed byMeissner Film Prague
Release date

It was shot at the Barrandov Studios in Prague. The film's sets were designed by the art director Gottlieb Hesch. A separate Czech version Irca's Romance was also released.


  • Rolf Wanka as Fred Bergen - Monteur
  • Willi Volker as Generaldirektor Bongardt
  • Rózsi Csikós as Friedl - seine Tochter
  • Tibor Halmay as Harry Peters - sein Neffe
  • Lizzi Holzschuh as Lolo - Harrys Freundin
  • Else Lord as Frau Schulz


  1. Goble p.394


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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