A Song Goes Round the World (1958 film)

A Song Goes Round the World (German: Ein Lied geht um die Welt) is a 1958 West German musical film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Hans Reiser, Sabine Sesselmann, and Ruth Stephan.[1] The film is a biopic of the singer and film actor Joseph Schmidt. The title is a reference to his best-known song and a 1933 film of the same title in which he starred.

A Song Goes Round the World
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Directed byGéza von Bolváry
Produced byErnst Neubach
Written byErnst Neubach
Music byHans May
CinematographyErnst W. Kalinke
Edited byAnneliese Schönnenbeck
Neubach Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
  • 14 November 1958 (1958-11-14)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was made at the Bavaria Studios in Munich.




  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.

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