The Bird Seller (1953 film)

The Bird Seller (German: Der Vogelhändler) is a 1953 West German musical film directed by Arthur Maria Rabenalt and starring Ilse Werner, Wolf Albach-Retty and Eva Probst.[1]

The Bird Seller
Directed byArthur Maria Rabenalt
Produced by
Written by
Music by
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byFriedel Buckow
Distributed byAllianz Filmverleih
Release date
17 September 1953
Running time
92 minutes
CountryWest Germany

An operetta film, it is one of several adaptations of the operetta The Bird Seller by Carl Zeller.

The film was made at the Bavaria Studios in Munich and shot in Agfacolor. The sets were designed by the art director Felix Smetana.


See also


  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.382


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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