Love Is Duty Free

Love is Duty Free (German: Liebe ist zollfrei) is a 1941 comedy film directed by E.W. Emo and starring Hans Moser, Susi Peter and Theodor Danegger.[1] The film was made by Wien-Film, a Vienna-based company set up after Austria had been incorporated into Greater Germany following the 1938 Anschluss. The film was intended to mock the First Austrian Republic and its democratic system of government as incompetent.

Love is Duty Free
Directed byE.W. Emo
Written byFritz Koselka
Starring
Music by
CinematographyGeorg Bruckbauer
Production
company
Release date
17 April 1941
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

Synopsis

The financially hard-pressed Austrian government have arranged a secret deal with the Swiss, but an officious Austrian customs officer is unaware of this and arrests the Swiss representatives in the belief that they are wanted criminals.

Cast

References

  1. Hake p. 252

Bibliography

  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.
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