Love Letters from Engadin
Love Letters from Engadin or Love Letters from the Engadine (German: Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin) is a 1938 German romantic comedy film directed by Luis Trenker and Werner Klingler and starring Trenker, Carla Rust and Erika von Thellmann. It contains elements of the mountain film genre for which Trenker was best known. It is set in London and in the Engadin valley in the Swiss Alps, where much of the location shooting took place.
|Love Letters from Engadin|
|Music by||Giuseppe Becce|
|Edited by||Waldemar Gaede|
|Distributed by||Terra Film|
The manager of a ski resort decides to raise money by writing love letters on behalf of his popular ski instructor to various former pupils asking them to visit the resort again and donate to new facilities. This causes complications when one of his former students in London breaks off her engagement to an aristocrat, having discovered he is marrying her for her fortune, and travels out to Switzerland accompanied by a female friend.
- Luis Trenker as Toni Anewanter
- Carla Rust as Dorothy Baxter
- Erika von Thellmann as Anni Anewanter, Tonis Schwester
- Charlott Daudert as Constance Farrington
- Paul Heidemann as Lord Horace Baxter, Dorothys Vater
- Robert Dorsay as Jack, Kammerdienter
- Otto Wernicke as Thomas Viertinger, Hotelier
- Umberto Sacripante as Dr. Sacripanti
- Anton Pointner as Amtsrichter Rung
- Höbusch p. 212
- Höbusch, Harald (2016). Mountain of Destiny: Nanga Parbat and Its Path Into the German Imagination. Boydell & Brewer. ISBN 978-1-57113-958-0.