The White Dream

The White Dream (German: Der weiße Traum) is a 1943 musical comedy film directed by Géza von Cziffra and starring Olly Holzmann, Elfriede Datzig and Wolf Albach-Retty. The film was made by Wien-Film, a Vienna-based company set up after Austria had been incorporated into Greater Germany following the 1938 Anschluss.

The White Dream
Directed byGéza von Cziffra
Produced byErich von Neusser
Written byGéza von Cziffra
StarringOlly Holzmann
Elfriede Datzig
Wolf Albach-Retty
Music byAnton Profes
CinematographySepp Ketterer
Hans Schneeberger
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Distributed byWien Film
Release date
5 October 1943
Running time
93 minutes
CountryAustria (Part of Greater Germany)

It was one of the most popular wartime German releases. In the year following 1945, it was still found by an American military survey to be among a group of very successful Nazi era entertainment films at the box office, well ahead of foreign imports.[1]



  1. ^ Baer p.21


  • Baer, Hester. Dismantling the Dream Factory: Gender, German Cinema, and the Postwar Quest for a New Film Language. Berghahn Books, 2012.

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