Hotel Sacher (film)

Hotel Sacher is a 1939 German drama film directed by Erich Engel and starring Sybille Schmitz, Willy Birgel and Wolf Albach-Retty.[1]

Hotel Sacher
Directed byErich Engel
Produced byWalter Tjaden
Written by
  • E.G. Seeliger
  • Marieluise Füringk
  • Stefan von Kamare
  • Friedrich Forster-Burggraf
Starring
Music byWilly Schmidt-Gentner
Cinematography
Edited byRené Métain
Production
company
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 15 March 1939 (1939-03-15)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Hans Ledersteger and Hans Richter. It was partly shot on location in Vienna, which had recently been taken over by Nazi Germany. Interior scenes were shot at the Rosenhügel Studios.

Synopsis

Shortly before the First World War at the Hotel Sacher in Vienna, a disgraced Austrian civil servant meets a female Russian spy.

Cast

References

  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 43

Bibliography

  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus (1999). The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918–1945. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-22069-0.
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