The Barber of Seville (1938 film)

The Barber of Seville (Spanish: El barbero de Sevilla) is a 1938 German-Spanish musical film directed by Benito Perojo and starring Miguel Ligero, Estrellita Castro, and Roberto Rey.[1]

The Barber of Seville
Directed byBenito Perojo
Produced by
Written by
Music byWalter Sieber
CinematographyBruno Mondi
Edited byWilly Zeyn
  • Fabrikation Deutscher Filme
  • Hispano Filmproduktion
Distributed byCando-Film
Release date
  • 16 April 1938 (1938-04-16)
Running time
90 minutes
  • Germany
  • Spain

The film's sets were designed by Gustav A. Knauer.


  • Miguel Ligero as Bartolo
  • Estrellita Castro as Zigeunerin
  • Roberto Rey as Figaro
  • Pedro Barreto as Tabernero
  • Manuel Collado
  • J. Noé de la Peña as Sargento
  • José Escandel as Polizonte
  • Pedro Fernández Cuenca as Coronel
  • Anselmo Fernández
  • Tina Gascó as Susanna
  • Fernando Granada as Conde de Almaviva
  • Joaquín Reig as Notario
  • Raquel Rodrigo as Rosina
  • Alberto Romea as Don Basilio


  1. Peiró p. 301


  • Peiró, Eva Woods (2012). White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musical Films. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 978-0-8166-4584-8.
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