The Spendthrift (1953 film)

The Spendthrift (German: Der Verschwender) is a 1953 Austrian historical musical film directed by Leopold Hainisch and starring Attila Hörbiger, Josef Meinrad and Maria Andergast.[1] It is an adaptation of Ferdinand Raimund's play of the same name.

The Spendthrift
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Directed byLeopold Hainisch
Written byFerdinand Raimund (play)
Emanuel von Richter
StarringAttila Hörbiger
Josef Meinrad
Maria Andergast
CinematographyOskar Schnirch
Edited byHenny Brünsch
Music byKonradin Kreutzer
Alfred Uhl
Production
company
Dillenz-Film
Distributed byUnion Film Wien
Release date
9 February 1953
Running time
96 minutes
CountryAustria
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art director Gustav Abel. It was shot in Gevacolor.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fritsche p.246

BibliographyEdit

  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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