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Confessions of Felix Krull (1957)
"Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull" (original title)

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The American distributor billed Horst Buchholz as "Henry Bookholt" to help disguise the foreign origins of the film. See more »

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4 December 2000 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

A really entertaining comedy! I don't know the original novel by Thomas Mann but the film doubtless did justice to Mann's language. It's a pleasure to hear Horst Buchholz in the role of Felix Krull leading everybody up the garden path with hilarious wordiness! I enjoyed every minute of this movie. It's true that it's old-fashioned but that's what makes up its attraction.


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