My Niece Susanne

My Niece Susanne (German: Meine Nichte Susanne) is a 1950 West German musical comedy film directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner and starring Hilde Krahl, Inge Meysel and Harald Paulsen.[1] It is set in Paris at the beginning of the twentieth century.

My Niece Susanne
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German film poster
GermanMeine Nichte Susanne
Directed byWolfgang Liebeneiner
Written by
Produced byJohn Olden
Friedrich Pflughaupt
StarringHilde Krahl
Inge Meysel
Harald Paulsen
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Music byHans-Martin Majewski
Alexander Steinbrecher
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 5 May 1950 (1950-05-05)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryWest Germany


It is based on an operetta of the same title written by Hans Adler (based on Eugène Labiche's Les Trente Millions de Gladiator) with music composed by Alexander Steinbrecher [de]. The operetta had previously been made into the unfinished 1945 film Die tolle Susanne [de] by Géza von Bolváry.

It was shot at the Göttingen Studios. The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag.



  1. ^ Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. p. 284. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.

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