Dancing Vienna

Dancing Vienna (German: Das tanzende Wien) is a 1927 German silent film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Lya Mara, Ben Lyon and Alfred Abel. The film's art direction was by Andrej Andrejew, Ferdinand Bellan and Erich Kettelhut. It was one of several prototypes of the Heimatfilm made by Zelnik in the 1920s.[1] The film was intended as a loose sequel to Zelnik's The Blue Danube (1926).

Dancing Vienna
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Alfred Abel and Lya Mara in an advertising poster for the film.
GermanDas tanzende Wien
Directed byFrederic Zelnik
Written byFanny Carlsen
Willy Haas
Produced byFrederic Zelnik
CinematographyFrederik Fuglsang
Music byWilly Schmidt-Gentner
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • 1 October 1927 (1927-10-01)
German intertitles



  1. ^ Prawer, S. S. (2005). Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910–1933. Film Europa. Berghahn Books. p. 208. ISBN 1845453034. JSTOR j.ctt9qd8qp.

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