The Spanish Fly (1931 film)

The Spanish Fly (German: Die spanische Fliege) is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Georg Jacoby and starring Betty Bird, Lizzi Waldmüller and Fritz Schulz.[1] It was based on the 1913 play The Spanish Fly by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach. The film was remade in 1955.

The Spanish Fly
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GermanDie spanische Fliege
Directed byGeorg Jacoby
Based onThe Spanish Fly
by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach
StarringBetty Bird
Lizzi Waldmüller
Fritz Schulz
CinematographyKarl Löb
Willy Winterstein
Edited byPaul May
Distributed byFelsom Film
Release date
  • 9 December 1931 (1931-12-09)
Running time
91 minutes



  1. ^ Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York, NY: Berghahn Books. p. 223. ISBN 1571816550. JSTOR j.ctt1x76dm6.

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