The Model Boy

The Model Boy (German: Der Musterknabe) is a 1963 Austrian comedy film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Peter Alexander, Cornelia Froboess and Gunther Philipp.[1] [2] A doctor poses as his brother and goes to school to help him get through the final exam of high school. In high school, he falls in love with a female student.

The Model Boy
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Directed byWerner Jacobs
Written byJanne Furch
Produced byHerbert Gruber
Karl Schwetter
StarringPeter Alexander
Cornelia Froboess
Gunther Philipp
CinematographySepp Ketterer
Rudolf Sandtner
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Music byJohannes Fehring
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
17 May 1963
Running time
93 minutes

It was shot at the Rosenhügel Studios in Vienna. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff and Alexander Sawczynski.



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  2. ^ Von Dassanowsky p.184


  • Von Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.

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