The Big Chance (1957 German film)

The Big Chance (German: Die große Chance) is a 1957 West German romantic comedy film directed by Hans Quest and starring Walter Giller, Gardy Granass and Michael Cramer.[1] Shot and set in Heidelberg, it was one of a series of Schlager music films made around the time.[2]

The Big Chance
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Directed byHans Quest
Produced byPeter Schaeffers
Written by
Music byLotar Olias
CinematographyWilly Winterstein
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Melodie Film
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 26 September 1957 (1957-09-26)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Dieter Bartels and Helmut Nentwig. It was shot in Agfacolor.

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  1. ^ Rasmussen, Bjørn (1968). Filmens hvem-vad-hvor: Udenlanske film 1950–1967 (in Danish). Politiken. p. 876.
  2. ^ Koepnick p. 76


  • Koepnick, Lutz Peter; Schindler, Stephan K., eds. (2007). The Cosmopolitan Screen: German Cinema and the Global Imaginary, 1945 to the Present. University of Michigan Press. ISBN 978-0-472-06966-8.

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