Opera Ball (1939 film)

Opera Ball (German: Opernball) is a 1939 German musical comedy film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Heli Finkenzeller, Fita Benkhoff, and Marte Harell.[1] An operetta film, it is based on the 1898 work of the same name composed by Richard Heuberger. In 1956 it was remade as Opera Ball in Austria with some of the same personnel.

Opera Ball
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Directed byGéza von Bolváry
Produced byViktor von Struwe
Written by
Starring
Music by
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byAlice Ludwig
Production
company
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 22 December 1939 (1939-12-22)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Herlth. Erna Berger provided a singing voice.[2]

Main castEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Waldman, p. 284.
  2. ^ Opernball (1939), production details, filmportal.de

BibliographyEdit

  • Waldman, Harry (2008). Nazi Films in America, 1933–1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-3861-7.

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