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Der Fremdenführer von Lissabon (1956)

A Portuguese family works out to make ends meet: Rosa as a restaurant cook and Antonio, her son, as a tour guide; his father helps him vaguely by pretending to be a ghost in a hunted ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Vico Torriani ...
Antonio Duarte, Tour Guide
Inge Egger ...
Claudia Bronner, Swiss Detective
Gunnar Möller ...
Sebastian, Art Painter
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Mercedes Gonzales, Argentinian Tourist
Mady Rahl ...
Baroness Karaczyl
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Jeronimo Duarte, Antonio's Father
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Rosa Duarte, Cook
Alice Treff ...
Miss von Hornstein
Edward Tierney ...
Bill, Bus Driver (as Ed Tracy)
Helga Frank ...
Blonde Tourist
Barbara Saade ...
Black Haired Tourist
Winnifred Bosboom ...
Black Haired Tourist
Rolf Weih ...
Baroness's Suitor
Stanislav Ledinek ...
Mr. Gonzales Draenst
Wolfgang Harnisch Jr. ...
Jewellery Shop Attendant
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A Portuguese family works out to make ends meet: Rosa as a restaurant cook and Antonio, her son, as a tour guide; his father helps him vaguely by pretending to be a ghost in a hunted mansion, but mostly boozing the family's earnings. Mercedes is a rich Argentinian girl, who will be the sole heiress when her father dies, is one of the many tourists flocking into Antonio's sightseeing tour of Lisbon. Antonio makes an escapade alone with Mercedes to Sintra, and the romantic setting aiding, they fall in love. However, Mercedes' father, living in Geneva, Switzerland, suspects that Antonio may be just a fortune hunter, and dispatches an undercover detective to Lisbon to find out. Claudia Bronner exposes Antonio's lack of professionalism as a tour guide - but falls in love with him. The worried father comes to Lisbon himself, and is prey to a mature Baroness Karaczyl, a woman who collects jewels offered by old gentleman who fall for her at the Palace Hotel. In the end, problems are solved, ... Written by Artemis-9

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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28 December 1956 (West Germany)  »

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Amour au Portugal  »

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(Klangfilm Eurocord)

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1.37 : 1
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The movie premiered in Lisbon the 26th February, 1958, where it played for one week. The evening shows were accompanied with live Portuguese musical numbers on stage, as if to balance the movie's music that opens with a Spanish paso doble and basically presents Latin-American cha-cha-chas and rumbas. See more »

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Du bist mein schönster Liebesroman
Written by Erwin Halletz
Lyrics by Hans Bradtke
Interpreted by 'Bela Sanders' and his Orchestra
Sung by Vico Torriani
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