The Song of Kaprun

The Song of Kaprun or The Song of the Hohe Tauern (German: Das Lied der Hohen Tauern) is a 1955 Austrian-German drama film directed by Anton Kutter and starring Waltraut Haas, Albert Lieven and Eduard Köck.[1] It is set in Kaprun in the High Tauern mountain range.

The Song of Kaprun
Directed byAnton Kutter
Written byAnton Kutter
Kurt Maix
StarringWaltraut Haas
Albert Lieven
Eduard Köck
Music byWilly Mattes
CinematographyJosef Kirzeder
Gustav Weiß
Edited byHildegard Giese-Goltz
Süddeutsche Filmproduktion
Distributed byUnion Film (Austria)
Kopp-Filmverleih (W.Germany)
Release date
27 January 1955
Running time
109 minutes
West Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art director Sepp Rothaur. It was shot on location in the state of Salzburg.



  1. Fritsche p.253


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.
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