Long before the Marx Brothers, perhaps best compared with some Ernst Lubitsch silents ("Die Austernprinzessin", for example), this movie, along with "Die Drei von der Tankstelle", is a very good example for early musical comedies from Austria and Germany in the early 1930ies.
Even though Willi Forst preferred the (romantic) drama to comedies in his own directing work later on, I have to admit that I personally enjoy his early acting roles more. That man had a face, voice and style that are unique until this very day.
There are many very funny scenes in this movie, the best, to my opinion, being the one, when Willi Forst 'dubs' the shy, stuttering Paul Hörbiger from behind a curtain. Unforgettable!
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