Robert and Bertram (1961 film)

Robert and Bertram (German: Robert und Bertram) is a 1961 West German comedy film directed by Hans Deppe and starring Willy Millowitsch, Vico Torriani and Trude Herr. It was inspired by the characters in Gustav Raeder's 1856 play Robert and Bertram, update to the modern era. Two vagabonds, Robert and Bertram, are hired by a shoe company to walk 500 kilometres to test their new product.[1]

Robert and Bertram
Directed byHans Deppe
Produced byArtur Brauner
Written by
Music byGert Wilden
CinematographySiegfried Hold
Edited byIlse Voigt
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 29 September 1961 (1961-09-29)
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin and on location in the Bavarian town of Eichstätt. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Paul Markwitz and Wilhelm Vorwerg.



  1. O'Brien p. 58


  • O'Brien, Mary-Elizabeth (2004). Nazi Cinema as Enchantment: The Politics of Entertainment in the Third Reich. Camden House. ISBN 978-1-57113-283-3.
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