The White Horse Inn (1960 film)

The White Horse Inn (originally Im weißen Rößl) is a 1960 Austrian-West German musical film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Peter Alexander, Waltraut Haas and Adrian Hoven.[1] It is based on the 1930 operetta The White Horse Inn by Ralph Benatzky and Robert Stolz[2]

The White Horse Inn
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Peter Alexander at the entrance to the Inn
Directed byWerner Jacobs
Produced byHerbert Gruber (producer)
Günther Stapenhorst (producer)
Walter Tjaden (executive producer)
Rudolf Wischert (executive producer)
Written byHelmuth M. Backhaus
Janne Furch
Hans Müller-Einigen (libretto)
Erik Charell (libretto)
Ralph Benatzky (libretto)
Oscar Blumenthal (play)
Gustav Kadelburg (play)
StarringPeter Alexander
Waltraut Haas
Adrian Hoven
Music byHeinz Gietz
CinematographyHeinz Schnackertz
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
20 December 1960
Running time
103 minutes
West Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Willy Schatz, Wolf Englert and Sepp Rothaur. It was shot at the Bergland Studios in Wels in Upper Austria and on location in St. Wolfgang.



  1. ^ Fritsche p.204
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  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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