Holiday From Myself (1934 film)

Holiday From Myself (German: Ferien vom Ich) is a 1934 German comedy film directed by Hans Deppe and starring Hermann Speelmans, Carola Höhn and Georg H. Schnell.[1]

Holiday From Myself
Speelmans as the American businessman (centre) enjoying his escape from a hectic life.
Directed byHans Deppe
Produced by
Written by
Music byMarc Roland
CinematographyHugo von Kaweczynski
Edited byPaul May
Olf Fjord-Film
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 7 December 1934 (1934-12-07)

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Willi Herrmann and Hans Kuhnert. It was partly shot on location in Lower Saxony. Deppe himself directed a remake of the film in 1952.


A stressed American millionaire is advised by his Doctor to take a rest cure in the German countryside. The tycoon is so impressed that he buys an estate and turns it into a resort where other businessmen can take holidays from their normal lives. In the process he falls in love with the estate's former owner.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 193


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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