The Priest from Kirchfeld (1937 film)

The Priest from Kirchfeld (German: Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld) is a 1937 Austrian film directed by Jacob Fleck and Luise Fleck and starring Hans Jaray, Hansi Stork and Ludwig Stössel.[1] It is based on the play Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld by Ludwig Anzengruber.

The Priest from Kirchfeld
Directed byJacob Fleck
Luise Fleck
Produced byLeo Berg
Written byLudwig Anzengruber (play)
Hubert Frohn
StarringHans Jaray
Hansi Stork
Ludwig Stössel
Music byViktor Altmann
Karl M. May
CinematographyErnst Mühlrad
Excelsior Film
Distributed byKarl Philipp Verleih
Release date
18 November 1937
Running time
81 minutes


  • Hans Jaray as Peter Hell - der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld
  • Hansi Stork as Annerl Birkmeyer
  • Ludwig Stössel as Vetter, der Pfarrer von Skt. Jakob
  • Karl Paryla as Der Wurzelsepp
  • Frida Richard as Josepha, Wurzelsepps Mutter
  • Fred Hülgerth as Michel Berndorfer
  • Rudolf Steinboeck as Loisl
  • Fritz Diestl as Wirt
  • Hanns Kurth as Graf Paul von Finsterberg
  • Poldi Czernitz-Renn as Brigitte, Hells Wirtschafterin
  • Wiener Sängerknaben as Knabenchor
  • Rita Wottowa as Sängerin


  1. Goble p.903


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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