The Cry of the Wild Geese

The Cry of the Wild Geese (German: Ruf der Wildgänse) is a 1961 Austrian historical drama film directed by Hans Heinrich and starring Ewald Balser, Heidemarie Hatheyer and Brigitte Horney.[1]

The Cry of the Wild Geese
Directed byHans Heinrich
Produced byRudolf Stering
Alf Teichs
Written byMartha Ostenso (novel Wild Geese)
Per Schwenzen
Alf Teichs
StarringEwald Balser
Heidemarie Hatheyer
Brigitte Horney
Music byRolf A. Wilhelm
CinematographyWalter Tuch
Edited byRenate Jelinek
Deutsche London-Film
Wiener Mundus-Film
Distributed byTransocean-Film
UFA Film Hansa (W. Germany)
Release date
22 September 1961
Running time
91 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Leo Metzenbauer. It was shot at the Rosenhügel Studios in Vienna and on location in Manitoba in Canada.


See also


  1. Bock & Bergfelder p.217


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