Opera Ball (1956 film)

Opera Ball (German: Opernball) is a 1956 Austrian musical comedy film directed by Ernst Marischka and starring Johannes Heesters, Hertha Feiler and Josef Meinrad. Based on the 1898 operetta Der Opernball, it is part of the operetta film tradition. A previous film version had been made in 1939.[1]

Opera Ball
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Directed byErnst Marischka
Written byViktor Léon (libretto)
Heinrich von Waldberg (libretto)
Ernst Marischka
Produced byKarl Ehrlich
StarringJohannes Heesters
Hertha Feiler
Josef Meinrad
CinematographyBruno Mondi
Edited byAlfred Srp
Music byRichard Heuberger
Production
company
Erma-Film
Distributed bySascha Film (Austria)
Herzog-Filmverleih (W.Germany)
Release date
30 August 1956
Running time
95 minutes
CountryAustria
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff. It was shot using Agfacolor.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Waldman p.284

BibliographyEdit

  • Waldman, Harry. Nazi Films in America, 1933-1942. McFarland, 2008.

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