The Cousin from Nowhere (1953 film)

The Cousin from Nowhere (German: Der Vetter aus Dingsda) is a 1953 West German operetta film directed by Karl Anton and starring Vera Molnar, Gerhard Riedmann and Grethe Weiser. It is based on the 1921 operetta The Cousin from Nowhere composed by Eduard Künneke.[1]

The Cousin from Nowhere
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German film poster
GermanDer Vetter aus Dingsda
Directed byKarl Anton
Written by
  • Hal Haller
  • Herman Haller
  • Max Kempner-Hochstädt
  • Rideamus
  • F. M. Schilder
  • Karl Anton
Produced byWaldemar Frank
CinematographyKarl Löb
Fritz Arno Wagner
Edited byWalter von Bonhorst
Music byEduard Künneke
Central-Europa Film
Distributed byPrisma
Release date
  • 26 November 1953 (1953-11-26)
Running time
102 minutes
CountryWest Germany



  1. ^ Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. p. 389. ISBN 3598114923.

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