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Das Schloß in Flandern (1936)

Officers stationed in a castle in Flandes during WWI are comforted by Gloria Delamare's recorded voice. One of them even writes her a letter that will never be sent. When the war is over ... See full summary »

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Gloria Delamare
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Fred Winsbury
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Bob Harrogate
Hilde Weissner ...
Lady Margaret
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Valy Arnheim ...
Gaspard - Kastellan
Eduard Bornträger
Gerhard Dammann ...
Polizist
Peter Elsholtz ...
Lincoln
Edwin Jürgensen ...
Sir Ramsey
Rudolf Klicks ...
Piccolo
Gerti Kraus
Else Lüders
Rio Nobile ...
Clifton
Irmgard Novac ...
(as Irmgard Nowak)
Gerti Ober
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Officers stationed in a castle in Flandes during WWI are comforted by Gloria Delamare's recorded voice. One of them even writes her a letter that will never be sent. When the war is over Miss Delamare takes a tour in Belgium and spends a night in that castle. Most unexpectedly her former admirer appears and they dine and dance together. In the morning he has disappeared and she finds the letter. She tries to find him, only to discover he is presumably dead and involved in a family secret. Written by BSK

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6 August 1937 (USA)  »

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Castelo na Flandres  »

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1.37 : 1
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A Gothc Romance
23 April 2015 | by (Mongomery,Alabama) – See all my reviews

This is more of a drama with music.In 1918,in France,Gloria Delamare is a big Revue star,but in Flanders in a mysterious castle ,that the owner don't show up. Officers staying this castle until they are called .Paul Hartmann,Edward Jurgensen , and some other soldiers.Paul is listening to Marta on a record player and start to write a letter to her.1923 She a bigger revue star,George Alexander is chasing her .Otto Wernicke plays her a gent and just got booked for her concert in Flanders.When she arrive at the Hotel Kurt Siefurt,who play the hotel manger, tells her that her hotel booking was canceled and that she is to go to the castle. That's were she discovers her admirer ,Paul Hartmann,but, as soon as he tries to kiss her she get insulted and goes to her room.The next day she becomes curious about him and finds an old letter he was writing to her.When she spots him in her concert.She's happy ,but, soon disappears. She becomes obsessed .She goes on a tour and with the help of her admirer,played by George Alexander, she sets up a place in London to searches for Paul.This is when she discover that he was involved with some one else ,Lady Margaret Beverly played by Hilde Wiessner ,who was his ex fiancé ,in some scandal.In Marta's number of the same song she sing in the film, It's set in a machine age back ground, similar style number that Corrine Griffith did in her first talkie,which only half of the fragment of the music number survives only.Paul and Hilde shows up,but leaves.Marta is disappointed .After the show , Hilde shows up and explains the situation.Back in the castle all the same soldiers show up for a reunion .When they play Marta record the real Marta make a surprise to Paul.In this film Willi Schaeffer ,Fool in the snow, makes an appearance and Sabin Peters,Die Vier Gesellen, as Marta's maid makes n appearance .Nice Gothic love story and great songs from Marta Eggerth 04/24/15


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