List of Austrian films of the 1960s

A list of films produced in the Cinema of Austria in the 1960s ordered by year of release. For an alphabetical list of articles on Austrian films see Category:Austrian films. Due to a sharp decline in Austrian film production, the rate of films released reached very low numbers by the end of the decade, with most of these being international co-productions with partial Austrian participation.[1]

1960Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1960
Arnulf Rainer Peter Kubelka Short film
Big Request Concert (Das große Wunschkonzert) Arthur Maria Rabenalt Carlos Thompson, Linda Christian, Edmund Purdom, Rudolf Schock Musical Entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival
Crime Tango Géza von Cziffra Peter Alexander, Vivi Bach Musical comedy Co-production with West Germany
Frauen in Teufels Hand [de] (Women in the Devil's Hand) Hermann Leitner Maria Sebaldt, Helmut Schmid Spy film Schönbrunn-Film
Guitars Sound Softly Through the Night Hans Deppe Fred Bertelmann, Margit Nünke, Vivi Bach Romance
Gustav Adolf's Page Rolf Hansen Liselotte Pulver, Curd Jürgens, Ellen Schwiers Historical Co-production with West Germany
Herr Puntila and His Servant Matti (Herr Puntila und sein Knecht Matti) Alberto Cavalcanti Curt Bois, Heinz Engelmann Comedy Filmed 1955 in the Soviet occupation zone
I'm Marrying the Director Wolfgang Liebeneiner Heidelinde Weis, Gerhard Riedmann, Hans Söhnker Comedy
The Inheritance of Bjorndal (Das Erbe von Björndal) Gustav Ucicky Joachim Hansen, Maj-Britt Nilsson, Brigitte Horney serious Heimatfilm Mundus/Wien-Film
Mit Himbeergeist geht alles besser [de] (The Magnificent Rogue) Georg Marischka O. W. Fischer, Marianne Koch, Petra Schürmann, Helmut Qualtinger, Fritz Muliar Comedy
The White Horse Inn Werner Jacobs Peter Alexander, Waltraut Haas, Adrian Hoven Musical

1961Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Adventures of Count Bobby Géza von Cziffra Peter Alexander, Vivi Bach, Gunther Philipp Musical comedy Sascha-Film
Autofahrer unterwegs (Car Driver En Route) Otto Ambros Margot Philipp [de], Jimmy Makulis, Fritz Muliar Travel comedy
The Cry of the Wild Geese Hans Heinrich Ewald Balser, Heidemarie Hatheyer, Brigitte Horney Drama
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods) Erich Neuberg [de] Johanna Matz, Walter Kohut, Hans Moser, Helmut Qualtinger Drama
Geständnis einer Sechzehnjährigen [de] (Confession of a Sixteen-Year-Old Girl) Georg Tressler Barbara Frey, Wolfgang Preiss, Ivan Desny Youth film / Drama Wien Film
Der Herr Karl [de] (Mr. Karl) Erich Neuberg [de] Helmut Qualtinger, Carl Merz [de]
Jedermann Gottfried Reinhardt Walther Reyer, Ellen Schwiers Drama
Mariandl Werner Jacobs Cornelia Froboess, Rudolf Prack, Waltraut Haas Heimatfilm Sascha-Film
Our Crazy Aunts Rolf Olsen Gunther Philipp, Vivi Bach Comedy
Season in Salzburg Franz Josef Gottlieb Peter Alexander, Waltraut Haas, Gunther Philipp Musical

1962Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Adorable Julia Alfred Weidenmann Lilli Palmer, Charles Boyer, Jean Sorel Austrian-French co-production.
Entered into the 1962 Cannes Film Festival
Dance with Me Into the Morning Peter Dörre Guggi Löwinger, Paul Hörbiger Musical
Die Fledermaus Géza von Cziffra Peter Alexander, Marianne Koch, Marika Rökk, Willy Millowitsch, Gunther Philipp, Boy Gobert, Hans Moser, Oskar Sima, Susi Nicoletti Operetta
Lulu Rolf Thiele Nadja Tiller, O. E. Hasse, Hildegard Knef Crime drama Based on the Lulu plays by Frank Wedekind
Mariandl's Homecoming Werner Jacobs Cornelia Froboess, Rudolf Prack, Waltraut Haas Drama
The Merry Widow Werner Jacobs Peter Alexander, Karin Hübner, Gunther Philipp Musical
No Kissing Under Water Erich Heindl Gunther Philipp, Evi Kent, Rolf Olsen Comedy
Romance in Venice Eduard von Borsody Ann Smyrner, Walther Reyer, Willy Birgel Romance
Der rote Rausch (The Red Intoxication) Wolfgang Schleif Klaus Kinski, Brigitte Grothum serious Heimatfilm Rex-Film
The Sweet Life of Count Bobby Géza von Cziffra Peter Alexander, Ingeborg Schöner, Gunther Philipp Musical comedy
Waldrausch Paul May Marianne Hold, Gerhard Riedmann, Ingeborg Schöner Drama
Wedding Night in Paradise Paul Martin Peter Alexander, Marika Rökk, Waltraut Haas Musical comedy
Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory (Lycanthropus) Paolo Heusch Barbara Lass, Carl Schell, Curt Lowens Horror Austrian-Italian co-production

1963Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
An Alibi for Death Alfred Vohrer Ruth Leuwerik, Peter van Eyck, Charles Regnier Crime
Bergwind Eduard von Borsody Hans von Borsody Entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival
Charley's Aunt Géza von Cziffra Peter Alexander Musical comedy
Don't Fool with Me Kurt Nachmann Adrian Hoven, Wera Frydtberg, Paul Hörbiger Musical comedy
Hochzeit am Neusiedler See (Wedding on the Neusiedler Lake) Rolf Olsen Gertraud Jesserer, Udo Jürgens Comedy Union Film
The Last Ride to Santa Cruz Rolf Olsen Edmund Purdom, Mario Adorf, Marianne Koch, Klaus Kinski, Marisa Mell, Sieghardt Rupp Western Wiener Stadthalle
The Model Boy Werner Jacobs Peter Alexander, Cornelia Froboess, Theo Lingen Comedy
Our Crazy Nieces Rolf Olsen Gunther Philipp, Vivi Bach, Paul Hörbiger Musical comedy Wiener Stadthalle

1964Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Happy-End am Wörthersee (Happy Ending on the Wörthersee) Hans Hollmann Waltraut Haas, Rudolf Prack, Peter Kraus Travel comedy, holiday comedy Wiener Stadthalle
Help, My Bride Steals Werner Jacobs Peter Alexander, Cornelia Froboess, Gunther Philipp Comedy
Liebesgrüße aus Tirol (Love from the Tyrol) Franz Antel Peter Weck, Gitte Henning Comedy Neue Delta
Tim Frazer jagt den geheimnisvollen Mister X (Case 33:Antwerp) Ernst Hofbauer Adrian Hoven, Corny Collins. Paul Löwinger Crime film Melba Film Austrian/Belgian co-production
Our Crazy Aunts in the South Seas Rolf Olsen Gunther Philipp, Barbara Frey Comedy
Schweik's Awkward Years Wolfgang Liebeneiner Peter Alexander, Rudolf Prack, Gunther Philipp Comedy
The World Revolves Around You Wolfgang Liebeneiner Gitte Hænning, Rex Gildo, Claus Biederstaedt Musical

1965Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Call of the Forest Franz Antel Hans-Jürgen Bäumler, Johanna Matz Drama
Die Geißel des Fleisches (Hostages of the Flesh) Eddy Saller Herbert Fux Crime
Heidi Werner Jacobs Michaela May, Gustav Knuth, Margot Trooger Family
In Bed by Eight Werner Jacobs Peter Alexander, Gitte Hænning, Ingeborg Schöner Musical comedy Co-production with West Germany
Radetzkymarsch [de] (Radetzky March) Michael Kehlmann Helmuth Lohner Drama

1966Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Count Bobby, The Terror of The Wild West Paul Martin Peter Alexander, Olga Schoberová, Gunther Philipp Comedy
How to Seduce a Playboy Michael Pfleghar [[ Peter Alexander (Austrian performer)| Peter Alexander]], Antonella Lualdi, Scilla Gabel Comedy Co-production with Italy
Maigret and His Greatest Case Alfred Weidenmann Heinz Rühmann, Françoise Prévost, Günther Stoll Crime Co-production with France and West Germany
Seven Vengeful Women Rudolf Zehetgruber Anne Baxter, Maria Perschy Western
Target for Killing Manfred R. Köhler Stewart Granger, Karin Dor, Curd Jürgens, Adolfo Celi, Rupert Davies, Klaus Kinski Thriller Austrian-Italian co-production
Unsere Afrikareise (Our African Journey) Peter Kubelka Short film
Der Weibsteufel (The Devil for Women) Georg Tressler Maria Emo, Sieghardt Rupp Heimatfilm/Drama Wien Film, entered into the 16th Berlin International Film Festival

1967Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Kurzer Prozess Michael Kehlmann Helmut Qualtinger Crime West German production
Der Lügner und die Nonne [de] Rolf Thiele Heidelinde Weis, Robert Hoffmann, Curd Jürgens, Elisabeth Flickenschildt Comedy
The Sweet Sins of Sexy Susan (Susanne, die Wirtin von der Lahn) Franz Antel Teri Tordai, Mike Marshall, Pascale Petit, Harald Leipnitz, Jacques Herlin, Hannelore Auer Comedy Austrian-French-Italian-Hungarian co-production with Neue Delta Film
Die Verwundbaren (The Vulnerable) Leo Tichat Charlotte Artner, Frank Debray Drama Neton Film

1968Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Moss on the Stones (Moos auf den Steinen) Georg Lhotzky Fritz Muliar, Erika Pluhar Drama WESTFILM
Schamlos (Shameless) Eddy Saller Udo Kier, Rolf Eden Crime
Sexy Susan Sins Again Franz Antel Teri Tordai, Harald Leipnitz, Pascale Petit Historical comedy Co-production with Italy

1969Edit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
House of Pleasure Franz Antel Teri Tordai, Claudio Brook, Margaret Lee Historical comedy Co-production with Hungary, Italy and West Germany

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Von Dassanowsky p.192-199

BibliographyEdit

  • Von Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.

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