Wedding Night in Paradise (1962 film)

Wedding Night in Paradise (German: Hochzeitsnacht im Paradies) is a 1962 Austrian musical comedy film directed by Paul Martin and starring Peter Alexander, Marika Rökk and Waltraut Haas.[1] Along with a number of films of the era it also features a performance by the Kessler Sisters.

Wedding Night in Paradise
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Austrian film poster
GermanHochzeitsnacht im Paradies
Directed byPaul Martin
Written byHeinz Hentschke (libretto)
Ernst Marischka
Produced byHerbert Gruber
Karl Schwetter
StarringPeter Alexander
Marika Rökk
Waltraut Haas
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Edited byArnfried Heyne
Music byFriedrich Schröder (operetta)
Distributed bySascha Film (Austria)
Gloria Film (W. Germany)
Release date
  • 30 August 1962 (1962-08-30)
Running time
104 minutes

It is an operetta film, based on the 1942 stage work of the same title. A previous film adaptation had been made in 1950.

The film was made with backing from the West German distributor Gloria Film. It was shot at the Sievering Studios in Vienna and on location in Venice. The film's sets were designed by Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff and Alexander Sawczynski. It was made using eastmancolor.



  1. ^ von Dassanowsky, Robert (2005). Austrian Cinema: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. p. 83. ISBN 978-1-4766-2147-0.

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