Season in Cairo

Season in Cairo (German: Saison in Kairo) is a 1933 German musical comedy film directed by Reinhold Schünzel and starring Renate Müller, Willy Fritsch and Gustav Waldau.[1] A French-language version Idylle au Caire was released, also featuring Müller.

Season in Cairo
Directed byReinhold Schünzel
Produced byGünther Stapenhorst
Written byWalter Reisch
Music byWerner R. Heymann
CinematographyCarl Hoffmann
Edited byEduard von Borsody
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 20 July 1933 (1933-07-20)
Running time
80 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Robert Herlth and Walter Röhrig. It was shot on location in Egypt at Giza and Cairo, with studio filming taking place at Babelsberg in Berlin.



  1. Bregfelder & Bock p. 346


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  • Elsaesser, Thomas (2000). Weimar Cinema and After: Germany's Historical Imaginary. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-07859-1.
  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.
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