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Madame Wants No Children

Madame Wants No Children (German: Madame wünscht keine Kinder) is a 1926 German silent drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring María Corda, Harry Liedtke and Maria Paudler. It is based on the novel Madame ne veut pas d'enfants by the French writer Clément Vautel. The film was made for the American Fox Film Corporation's German subsidiary. The film was shot at Tempelhof Studios in late 1926. It was the last film European film Korda made until 1930 as he left for the United States shortly after its production (although an earlier film, A Modern Dubarry, premiered later).[1]

Madame Wants No Children
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American release poster
Directed byAlexander Korda
Produced byKarl Freund
Written byClément Vautel (novel)
Béla Balázs
Adolf Lantz
StarringMaría Corda
Harry Liedtke
Maria Paudler
Trude Hesterberg
Music byWilly Schmidt-Gentner
CinematographyRobert Baberske
Theodor Sparkuhl
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • 14 December 1926 (1926-12-14)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryWeimar Republic
German intertitles




  1. ^ Kulik p.41


  • Kulik, Karol. Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles. Virgin Books, 1990.

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