Melody of Fate

Melody of Fate (German: Melodie des Schicksals) is a 1950 West German drama film directed by Hans Schweikart and starring Brigitte Horney, Viktor de Kowa and Mathias Wieman.[1] It portrays a love triangle between the wife of a composer and a celebrated conductor.

Melody of Fate
Directed byHans Schweikart
Produced by
Written by
  • Paul Baudisch
  • Adolf Schütz
Music byWerner Eisbrenner
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Junge Film-Union Rolf Meyer
Distributed byNeue Filmverleih
Release date
6 October 1950
Running time
88 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.150


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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