Little Red Riding Hood (1954 film)

Little Red Riding Hood (German: Rotkäppchen) is a German film, directed by Walter Janssen, based on the story of Little Red Riding Hood by the Brothers Grimm. It should not be confused with the 1953 German film Little Red Riding Hood which is also based on the fairy tale.

Directed byWalter Janssen
Produced byHubert Schonger
Written by
Based onLittle Red Riding Hood
by Brothers Grimm
  • Maren-Inken Bielenberg
  • Elinor von Wallerstein
  • Ellen Frank
  • Wolfgang Eichberger
  • Peter Lehmann
  • Michael Beutner
  • Rudolf Gerhofer
  • Götz Wolf
  • Helge Lehmann
Music byGiuseppe Becce
Release date
October 10, 1954 (West Germany)
Running time
54 min.
Country West Germany


  • Maren-Inken Bielenberg – Little Red Riding Hood
  • Elinor von Wallerstein – The Mother
  • Ellen Frank – The Grandmother
  • Wolfgang Eichberger – The Hunter

Little Red Riding Hood's Brothers:

  • Peter Lehmann – Bammel
  • Michael Beutner – Bommel
  • Rudolf Gerhofer – Bummel
  • Götz Wolf – Flock
  • Helge Lehmann – Flick

DVD release

In 2007, Rotkäppchen was released on DVD in Germany. The film was also part of five DVD boxset, which contained other classic live-action German fairytale films made in the 1950s.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.