The Violin Maker of Mittenwald

The Violin Maker of Mittenwald (German: Der Geigenmacher von Mittenwald) is a 1950 West German drama film directed by Rudolf Schündler and starring Willy Rösner, Paul Richter and Franziska Kinz.

The Violin Maker of Mittenwald
Directed byRudolf Schündler
Produced byPeter Ostermayr
Written by
Music byBernhard Eichhorn
CinematographyHeinz Schnackertz
Distributed byKopp-Filmverleih
Release date
10 December 1950
Running time
93 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It is a heimatfilm, based on Ludwig Ganghofer's play of the same name.[1] It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. Location filming took place in the Austrian Tyrol, Cremona in Italy and Mittenwald in Bavaria, known as a historic centre of violin manufacturing.



  1. Goble p. 173


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

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