My Father, the Actor

My Father, the Actor (German: Mein Vater, der Schauspieler) is a 1956 West German drama film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring O.W. Fischer, Hilde Krahl and Susanne von Almassy.[1]

My Father, the Actor
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Directed byRobert Siodmak
Produced byArtur Brauner
Claus Hardt
Written byHans Grimm (story)
Gina Falckenberg
Claus Hardt
Maria Matray
StarringO.W. Fischer
Hilde Krahl
Susanne von Almassy
Music byWerner Eisbrenner
CinematographyKurt Hasse
Edited byIra Oberberg
Distributed byAllianz Filmverleih
Release date
7 September 1956
Running time
105 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Otto Erdmann and Wilhelm Vorwerg. It was shot at the Spandau Studios and on location in West Berlin. It premiered at the Marmorhaus in the city.



  1. ^ Alpi p.229


  • Deborah Lazaroff Alpi. Robert Siodmak: A Biography, with Critical Analyses of His Films Noirs and a Filmography of All His Works. McFarland,1998.

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