Child of the Danube

Child of the Danube (German: Kind der Donau) is a 1950 Austrian musical film directed by Georg Jacoby and starring Marika Rökk, Fred Liewehr and Harry Fuß. It was one of a cycle of popular musicals made by Jacoby and Rökk.[1]

Child of the Danube
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GermanKind der Donau
Directed byGeorg Jacoby
Written byGeorg Jacoby
Friedrich Schreyvogel
Produced byKarl Brenneis
Josef A. Vesely
StarringMarika Rökk
Fred Liewehr
Nadja Tiller
CinematographyHanns König
Walter Riml
Edited byPaula Dvorak
Leontine Klicka
Music byNico Dostal
Distributed byNeue Filmverleih
Release date
  • 4 August 1950 (1950-08-04)
Running time
107 minutes

The film was shot using Agfacolor at the Soviet-controlled Rosenhügel Studios in Vienna. Location shooting took place around Linz on the River Danube. The film's sets were designed by the art director Julius von Borsody.

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  1. ^ Davidson, John & Hake, Sabine. Framing the Fifties: Cinema in a Divided Germany. Berghahn Books, 2007. p. 219. ISBN 1845455363.


  • Bergfelder, Tim & Bock, Hans-Michael. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopedia of German. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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