Rose of the Mountain

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.[1] 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
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Directed byHubert Marischka
Written by
Produced byHubert Marischka
CinematographyBruno Timm
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Music byHans Lang
Algefa Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
5 December 1952
Running time
100 minutes
CountryWest Germany

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.



  1. ^ New Austrian Film p. 240


  • Robert von Dassanowsky & Oliver C. Speck. New Austrian Film. Berghahn Books, 2011.

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