Tag Archives: Karl Hartl
The political advisor to the French emperor Napoleon, and the Austrian emperor Franz I Read More »
This is one of the few comedies that starred Brigitte Helm. Unlike most of his other films, not plays vampire cold or dangerous woman Read More »
Whom the Gods Love (1942) Karl Hartl, Hans Holt, Irene von Meyendorff, Winnie Markus, Biography, Drama, History
On a trip to Paris in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart visited Madame Weber and falls in love with her daughter, the singer Aloysia. Read More »
F.P.1 antwortet nicht / F.P.1 Doesn’t Answer (1932) Karl Hartl, Hans Albers, Sybille Schmitz, Paul Hartmann, Crime, Sci-Fi
Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1 Read More »
The old one about the much-exploited child prodigy is given a new coat of paint in the English-Austrian Entfuhrag ins Gluck (Wonder Child). Bobby Henrey, the amazing juvenile star of The Fallen Idol, is here cast as 7-year-old musical genius Sebastian Giro. Mistreated by his avaricious adult manager, Sebastian runs away to a remote Alpine village. He then falls into the hands of a gang of kidnappers, led by the basically sympathetic Jack (Robert Shackleton). Eventually seeing the error of his ways, Jack and his girlfriend Anni (Christa Winter) protect Sebastian against the homicidal intentions of the other crooks (one of whom is played by a young Oskar Werner). Though the film was produced in Austria, the dialogue was spoken in English–then redubbed into German.
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Der Mann, der Sherlock Holmes war / The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (1937) Karl Hartl, Hans Albers, Heinz Rühmann, Marieluise Claudius, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play two confidence tricksters. They manage to stop a night train for nefarious purposes, and impersonate Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. Romantic involvement with two young British female travelers ensues, but the plot deepens into the disappearance of rare Mauritius postage stamps which they undertake to recover, in their role as Holmes and Watson.
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