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Die Koffer des Herrn O.F. (1931)

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In the very oldfashioned town of Ostend suddenly 13 suitcases are delivered to the hotel, with a note, that O.F. will be here soon and needs 6 rooms (the hotel just has five). This event, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alfred Abel ...
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Redakteur Stix
Harald Paulsen ...
Baumeister Stark
Ludwig Stössel ...
Hotelier Brunn
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Helene - Tochter des Bürgermeisters (as Hedy Kiesler)
Margo Lion ...
Viola Volant
Ilse Korseck ...
Mayor's Wife
Liska March ...
Eve Lune
Gaby Karpeles ...
Gehilfin von Eve Lune
Hadrian Maria Netto ...
Friseur Jean
Hertha von Walther ...
Jeans Frau
Franz Weber ...
Schneider Dorn
Maria Karsten ...
Frau Dorn
Fred Doederlein ...
Alexander, Sohn des Bürgermeisters (as Alfred Döderlein)
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Prof. Smith
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In the very oldfashioned town of Ostend suddenly 13 suitcases are delivered to the hotel, with a note, that O.F. will be here soon and needs 6 rooms (the hotel just has five). This event, probably the biggest in 300 years, starts a small wave of modernisation, yet everybody is wondering who O.F. is. Journalist Stix and architect Stark have an idea how to use this event. They proclaim, that O.F. is a former citizen of the town, who became a millionaire abroad. They tell their fellow citizens that the town still needs modernisation, like better hotels, nightclubs, shops, etc. And soon, Ostend is a boomtown, then a capital. The architect, responsible for the new buildings is finaly allowed to marry the mayor's daughter, while Stix marries the cabaret star and the widowed mayor his new secretary. The only problem is, O.F. hasn't shown up, while finance experts from all over the world are trying to solve the depression problem, that is non-existant in Ostend, this soon lets the people ... Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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2 December 1931 (Germany)  »

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worth watching!
10 October 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This early German comedy is really a fun to watch! It is a pity that I only own a very bad copy of this film - and I am afraid it is difficult to get in general.

The plot is surprisingly original with a lot of fine ideas: The wealth of a very small town has its beginning in nothing but a myth. A real clever idea - and the development of the plot is very entertaining, too!

The TV-version contains all the scenes taken out by the Nazis later on and are marked as "censored", so you can see for yourself what they did not find fitting.

I do hope this film will be shown on TV more often and will be available for a lot of people soon!


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