Die Fledermaus (1946 film)
Die Fledermaus is a 1946 German operetta film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Marte Harell, Johannes Heesters, and Will Dohm. It is based on Johann Strauss II's 1874 work of the same name.
|Directed by||Géza von Bolváry|
|Edited by||Alice Ludwig|
The film was made by Terra Film, one of major German production companies of the Nazi era. It was shot using agfacolor at the Barrandov Studios in Prague and the Babelsberg Studios in Berlin. Although production began in 1944, the film was not finally released until 1946 when it was distributed by the communist-controlled DEFA company in the Soviet occupation zone.
The film's sets were designed by Robert Herlth.
- Marte Harell as Rosalinde Eisenstein
- Johannes Heesters as Herbert Eisenstein
- Will Dohm as Gefängnisdirektor Michel Falke
- Willy Fritsch as Warden Frank
- Joseph Egger as Frosch The Jailer
- Dorit Kreysler as Adele
- Hans Brausewetter as Melzer
- Siegfried Breuer as Prinz Orlowsky
- Mimi Stelzer as Cook at Eisensteins
- Heinz Salfner as Inspektor
- Franz Böheim as Office writer I.T. prison
- Bock & Bergfelder, p. 191.