The Singing House

The Singing House (German: Das singende Haus) is a 1948 Austrian comedy film directed by Franz Antel and starring Richard Romanowsky, Hannelore Schroth and Hans Moser.[1] It was first shown at the Locarno Film Festival in July 1947, before going on general release in Austria in early 1948.

The Singing House
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Directed byFranz Antel
Produced byAlexander Julius Sheberko
Written byKurt Nachmann
Aldo von Pinelli
Franz Antel
StarringRichard Romanowsky
Hannelore Schroth
Hans Moser
Music byPeter Kreuder
CinematographyOskar Schnirch
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Kollektiv Film
Distributed bySovexport
Release date
23 January 1948
Running time
100 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Julius von Borsody. It was shot at the Rosenhügel Studios in Vienna, which was controlled by the Soviet occupation forces. It was distributed by the East Berlin-based Sovexport.



  1. ^ Fritsche p.232


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.
  • Von Dassanowsky, Robert. Austrian Cinema: A History. McFarland, 2005.

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