Paprika (1932 film)

Paprika is a 1932 German comedy film directed by Carl Boese and starring Franciska Gaal, Paul Hörbiger and Paul Heidemann.[1] Made by the German branch of Universal Pictures, it was based on a hit play by Max Reimann and Otto Schwartz. A French-language version Paprika was released the following year. It is also known by the alternative title of Marriage in Haste. In the US, the film was released almost 2 years later in German on 18 May 1934 in the Yorkville theater under the title Wie man Maenner fesselt (How to charm men).

Directed byCarl Boese
Produced by
  • Alberto Giacalone
  • Viktor Klein
Written by
Music byFranz Waxman
CinematographyReimar Kuntze
Edited byHilde Grebner
Victor Klein-Film
Distributed byDeutsche Universal-Film
Release date
  • 4 November 1932 (1932-11-04)
Running time
93 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Gustav A. Knauer and Walter Reimann.



  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 144


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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