Just Once a Great Lady (1934 film)

Just Once a Great Lady (German: Einmal eine große Dame sein) is a 1934 German comedy film directed by Gerhard Lamprecht and starring Käthe von Nagy, Wolf Albach-Retty and Gretl Theimer.[1] Nagy plays a car saleswoman. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Otto Erdmann and Hans Sohnle. A separate French-language version A Day Will Come (1934) was also released, with Nagy reprising her role alongside Jean-Pierre Aumont.

Just Once a Great Lady
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Directed byGerhard Lamprecht
Produced byBruno Duday
Written by
Music byFranz Doelle
CinematographyWerner Brandes
Edited byMilo Harbich
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 10 February 1934 (1934-02-10)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryNazi Germany

In 1957 the film title was used for a West German remake of the 1932 film The Countess of Monte Cristo.[2]



  1. ^ Hake p. 194
  2. ^ Bock & Bergfelder, pp. 336–346


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
  • Hake, Sabine (2001). Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-73458-6.

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