The Victor (film)

The Victor (German: Der Sieger) is a 1932 German comedy film directed by Hans Hinrich and Paul Martin and starring Hans Albers, Käthe von Nagy and Julius Falkenstein. A postal clerk loses his money gambling on horses, but eventually meets and falls in love with a wealthy man's daughter.[1] It premiered on 23 March 1932 at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin.[2]

The Victor
Directed byHans Hinrich
Paul Martin
Produced byErich Pommer
Written byLeonhard Frank
Robert Liebmann
Paul Martin
Billy Wilder
StarringHans Albers
Käthe von Nagy
Julius Falkenstein
Hans Brausewetter
Music byWerner R. Heymann
CinematographyOtto Baecker
Günther Rittau
Distributed byUFA
Release date
23 March 1932
Running time
92 minutes

A separate French language version Le vainqueur was made, also directed by Hans Hinrich and Paul Martin, with Käthe von Nagy, Jean Murat and Pierre Brasseur.

The film's art direction was by Erich Kettelhut.



  1. Kreimeier p.188
  2. Hardt p.240


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.
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