Boccaccio (1936 film)

Boccaccio is a 1936 German musical film directed by Herbert Maisch and starring Albrecht Schoenhals, Gina Falckenberg, and Willy Fritsch.[1]

Boccaccio
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Directed byHerbert Maisch
Produced byMax Pfeiffer
Written by
  • Emil Burri
  • Walter Forster
Starring
Music byFranz Doelle
CinematographyKonstantin Irmen-Tschet
Edited byCarl Otto Bartning
Production
company
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 31 July 1936 (1936-07-31)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Otto Hunte.

PlotEdit

Boccaccio is an operetta that relates how Nazis conceived the Italian Renaissance. The Ferrara's residents are carried up in a tide of emotion and physical passion. Before long, the town is in chaos.

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ O'Brien, p. 47.

BibliographyEdit

  • O'Brien, Mary-Elizabeth (2004). Nazi Cinema as Enchantment: The Politics of Entertainment in the Third Reich. Rochester, NY: Camden House. ISBN 978-1-57113-334-2.

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