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The Good Soldier Schweik (1960)
"Der brave Soldat Schwejk" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Drama, War  |  20 August 1963 (USA)
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Ernst Stankovski ...
Oberleutnant Lukasch (as Ernst Stankowski)
Franz Muxeneder ...
Ursula von Borsody ...
Kathi Wendler (as Ursula Borsodi)
Erika von Thellmann ...
Baronin von Botzenheim
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Gretl
Fritz Imhoff ...
Wirt im 'Kelch'
Michael Janisch ...
Russian Soldier Ballun
Jane Tilden ...
Housemaid
Fritz Muliar ...
Russian Soldier Boris
Rudolf Rhomberg ...
Stabsarzt
Hans Unterkircher ...
Official (as Hans Unterkirchner)
Fritz Eckhardt ...
Robert Wendler
Erik Frey ...
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Hugo Gottschlich ...
Wachtmeister Flanderka
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The Classic of Military Satire Which May Laugh War Out of Existence

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Kleiner Mönch was weinest Du
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Performed by Heinz Rühmann
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If all soldiers are Schwejks', you can forget war.
25 July 2000 | by (Marburg) – See all my reviews

This old austrian-czech stories provided the story for the 'honest' soldier Schwejk, who arranges life to his own, not honest, but 'honest'. This movie gives an insight of the Austrian-Hungarian monarchy with its many ethnies and attitudes before WW 1. Rühmann starres charming and smiling, like in other movies.


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