The Imaginary Invalid (film)

The Imaginary Invalid or The Hypochondriac (German: Der eingebildete Kranke) is a 1952 West German comedy film directed by Hans H. König and starring Joe Stöckel, Oskar Sima and Inge Egger. It is an updated adaptation of Molière's 1673 play The Imaginary Invalid.[1]

The Imaginary Invalid
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Directed byHans H. König
Produced byRichard König
Written by
  • Molière (play)
  • Hans H. König
  • L.A.C. Müller
Starring
Music byHeinz Sandauer
CinematographyBruno Stephan
Edited byLuise Dreyer-Sachsenberg
Production
company
König Film
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
14 March 1952
Running time
96 minutes
CountryWest Germany
LanguageGerman

It was made at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. The film's sets were designed by Max Mellin and Rolf Zehetbauer.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.52

BibliographyEdit

  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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