Rose of the Mountain (German: Du bist die Rose vom Wörthersee) is a 1952 West German musical comedy film directed by Hubert Marischka and starring Marte Harell, Grethe Weiser and Waltraut Haas. It takes its German title from a popular 1947 song of the same name, which is used in the film as a melody.
|Rose of the Mountain|
|Directed by||Hubert Marischka|
|Produced by||Hubert Marischka|
|Edited by||Walter von Bonhorst|
|Music by||Hans Lang|
|Distributed by||Constantin Film|
|5 December 1952|
The film's sets were designed by Willi Herrmann and Heinrich Weidemann. It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin and on location in Carinthia at the Hotel Karawankenblick in Pörtschach and around the lake of Wörthersee.
The Austrian-born dancer Kate Smith and the composer Jack Long meet while working on Broadway. Both are homesick and decide to return home. They go to stay at the country hotel run by Kate's sister Rose. However it turns out that Jack and Rose are old flames.
- Marte Harell as Rose Karnigg, Besitzerin Hotel 'Karawankenblick'
- Grethe Weiser as Hannelore Reichmeister, Kurgast aus Berlin
- Waltraut Haas as Kate Smith
- Hans Moser as Ferdinand Schmiedlehner, Finanzbeamter i.P.
- Curd Jürgens as Composer Jack Long
- Oskar Sima as Metzgermeister Leopold Führinger
- Franz Marischka as Thomas Führinger, sein Sohn
- Ludwig Schmitz as Jühlich
- Lotte Rausch
- Friedel Hardt
- New Austrian Film p. 240
- Robert von Dassanowsky & Oliver C. Speck. New Austrian Film. Berghahn Books, 2011.