Die Drei von der Tankstelle (1930)

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Willy, Kurt and Hans are broke, so they sell their car and open a filling station. Then they all fall in love vor the same girl.


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Complete credited cast:
Willy Helbing
Oskar Karlweis ...
Fritz Kampers ...
Olga Tschechowa ...
Kurt Gerron ...
Rechtsanwalt Dr. Kalmus
Gertrud Wolle ...
Felix Bressart ...
Gerichtsvollzieher / Bailiff
Leo Monosson ...
Lewis Ruth Band ...
Comedian Harmonists ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Biberti ...
Barmann (as Comedian Harmonists)
Erwin Bootz ...
Barmann (as Comedian Harmonists)
Erich A. Collin ...
Barmann (as Comedian Harmonists)


Willy, Kurt and Hans are broke, so they sell their car and open a filling station. Then they all fall in love vor the same girl.

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Release Date:

20 October 1930 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Three Good Friends  »

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1.20 : 1
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The movie was the first operetta made by German studio UFA. See more »


Featured in I Learned It from Father (1964) See more »


Liebling, mein Herz läßt Dich grüßen
Music by Werner R. Heymann
Lyrics by Robert Gilbert
Sung by Willy Fritsch and Lilian Harvey
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Astonishingly assured for such an early musical
1 December 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Three good friends arrive home from vacation to discover they're bankrupt and the bailiff is about to strip their home of its contents. Left with just their car, they decide to open a gas station and it's then that they meet the lovely, blonde Lilian Cossmann - Lilian Harvey in one of her biggest hits. For such a very early talkie it's an astonishingly confident film, one of the first UFA 'operettas' yet with a contemporary, rather than period, setting. The Comedian Harmonists put in a guest spot as barbershop-style singing barmen, Olga Tschechowa appears in a supporting role and Werner Richard Heymann's marvelous music helps it all move along at a swift pace. This is a perennially popular Weimar-era German musical, and deservedly so.

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