The World's in Love

The World's in Love (German: Die ganze Welt dreht sich um Liebe) is a 1935 Austrian comedy film directed by Viktor Tourjansky and starring Mártha Eggerth, Leo Slezak and Ida Wüst.[1] It is based on the operetta Clo-Clo.

The World's in Love
Directed byViktor Tourjansky
Produced byErnst Mosich
Written byBela Jenbach (libretto)
StarringMártha Eggerth
Leo Slezak
Ida Wüst
Music byFranz Lehár (operetta)
Willy Schmidt-Gentner
CinematographyWerner Brandes
Edited byHans Wolff
Distributed byKiba Kinobetriebsanstalt
Release date
4 October 1935
Running time
93 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Julius von Borsody. It was remade in Britain the following year as Dreams Come True.


Critical reception

Writing for The Spectator in 1936, Graham Greene gave the film a neutral review, describing it as a "devastatingly gay film". Greene praised the comedic interplay between Leo Slezak and Hans Moser, however he deigned to praise Mártha Eggerth for her performance explaining that he had a peculiar antipathy toward her acting.[2]

See also


  1. Waldman p.143
  2. Greene, Graham (10 April 1936). "Liebesmelodie/Pot Luck/If You Could Only Cook/One Way Ticket". The Spectator. (reprinted in: Taylor, John Russell, ed. (1980). The Pleasure Dome. pp. 64–65. ISBN 0192812866.)


  • Waldman, Harry. Nazi Films in America, 1933-1942. McFarland, 2008.

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