I'll Carry You in My Arms (1958 film)

I'll Carry You in My Arms or I'll Carry You on My Hands (German: Ich werde dich auf Händen tragen) is a 1958 West German drama film directed by Veit Harlan and starring Kristina Söderbaum, Hans Holt and Hans Nielsen. It was based on the novella Viola Tricolor by Theodor Storm, which had previously been made as a 1937 film Serenade. It was the final film of Harlan's career.[1]

I'll Carry You in My Arms
Directed byVeit Harlan
Produced byAlfred Bittins
Written by
Music byWerner Eisbrenner
CinematographyGerhard Krüger
Edited byKlaus Eckstein
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
6 November 1958
Running time
92 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art director Ernst H. Albrecht. It was shot using Agfacolor at the Pichelberg Studios in Berlin and on location in Florence and Holstein.



  1. Noack p.392


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Noack, Frank. Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker. University Press of Kentucky, 2016.

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