Victoria and Her Hussar (1931 film)

Victoria and Her Hussar (German: Viktoria und ihr Husar) is a 1931 German musical film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Michael Bohnen, Friedel Schuster and Iván Petrovich.[1] It is an Operetta film based on the operetta Viktoria und ihr Husar by Paul Abraham which was itself inspired by a work by Emric Földes. Two later film versions of the operetta were made in 1954 and 1982.

Victoria and Her Hussar
Directed byRichard Oswald
Produced byRichard Oswald
Written byFritz Friedmann-Frederich
Imre Földes (operetta)
Alfred Grünwald (libretto)
Fritz Löhner-Beda (libretto)
Starring Michael Bohnen
Friedel Schuster
Iván Petrovich
Music byPaul Abraham
CinematographyReimar Kuntze
Edited byElse Baum
Distributed byAafa-Film
Release date
12 October 1931
Running time
96 minutes

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.


A Hungarian Countess believes that her husband, a hussar officer in the Austro-Hungarian army, has been killed in the First World War. She becomes engaged to an American diplomat, only for her first husband to turn up still alive.



  1. Höbusch p.41


  • Höbusch, Harald. "Mountain of Destiny": Nanga Parbat and Its Path Into the German Imagination. Boydell & Brewer, 2016.
  • Traubner, Richard. Operetta: A Theatrical History. Routledge, 2003.
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