The Cabbie's Song

The Cabbie's Song (German: Fiakerlied) is a 1936 German romantic drama film directed by E.W. Emo and starring Paul Hörbiger, Gusti Huber and Franz Schafheitlin.[1] The film offers a nostalgic view of Vienna during the old Imperial Era. It takes its name from a popular Viennese song, and its set in the 1880s at the time of the song's composition.

The Cabbie's Song
Directed byE.W. Emo
Written by
  • E.W. Emo
  • Hanns Saßmann
Music byNico Dostal
CinematographyEduard Hoesch
Edited byRené Métain
Algefa Film
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
13 November 1936
Running time
78 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Emil Hasler. It was partly shot on location in Budapest and Vienna.



  1. Von Dassanowsky p. 60


  • Robert Von Dassanowsky. Austrian Cinema. McFarland & Co, 2005.
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