My Niece Susanne

My Niece Susanne (German: Meine Nichte Susanne) is a 1950 West German musical comedy film directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner and starring Hilde Krahl, Inge Meysel and Harald Paulsen.[1] It is set in Paris at the beginning of the twentieth century.

My Niece Susanne
Film poster
Directed byWolfgang Liebeneiner
Produced by
  • John Olden
  • Friedrich Pflughaupt
Written by
Music by
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
5 May 1950
Running time
92 minutes
CountryWest Germany


It is based on an operetta of the same title written by Hans Adler (based on Eugène Labiche's Les Trente Millions de Gladiator) with music composed by Alexander Steinbrecher. The operetta had previously been made into the unfinished 1945 film Die tolle Susanne by Géza von Bolváry.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.284


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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