The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp (1959 film)

The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp (German: Der Engel, der seine Harfe versetzte) is a 1959 West German fantasy comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Nana Osten, Henry Vahl and Ullrich Haupt.[1] It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. The film is based on the novel of the same title by Charles Terrot which had previously been made into a British film in 1954.

The Angel Who Pawned Her Harp
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Directed byKurt Hoffmann
Written byCharles Terrot (novel)
Günter Neumann
Heinz Pauck
Produced byGeorg Witt
StarringNana Osten
Henry Vahl
Ullrich Haupt
CinematographySven Nykvist
Edited byHilwa von Boro
Music byFranz Grothe
Georg Witt-Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
  • 12 February 1959 (1959-02-12)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryWest Germany



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.122


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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