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Melody of the Heart (1929)

Melodie des Herzens (original title)
A young maid from the country looses her job as maid in k.u.k. Budapest, when she stays out too long with her beau, a soldier, who's saving money to buy a horse to open a transport company.... See full summary »

Director:

Hanns Schwarz

Writer:

Hans Székely
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dita Parlo ... Julia Balog
Willy Fritsch ... János Garas
Gerö Mály Gerö Mály ... Vater Garas
Marcsa Simon Marcsa Simon ... Mutter Garas
János Körmendy János Körmendy ... Vater Kovács
Juliska Ligeti Juliska Ligeti ... Mutter Kovács
Anni Mewes Anni Mewes ... Anna Kovács
Tomy Endrey Tomy Endrey ... Der kleine Kovács
Ilka Grüning ... Fräulein Czibulka
László Dezsõffy László Dezsõffy ... Zugführer Benézel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Henckels ... Ehemann
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Storyline

A young maid from the country looses her job as maid in k.u.k. Budapest, when she stays out too long with her beau, a soldier, who's saving money to buy a horse to open a transport company. After being unemployed for quite a while and her rent is long overdue, the landlady offers her a better job in a nightclub. Meanwhile the soldiers family has decided that her son should marry the daughter of a rich farmer. The soldier finds out about his girl friends profession, and accepts after struggling with himself the match his parents have made. At the day of his engagement his girl friend comes to his hometown with enough money to buy a horse, which leads to a conflict between her, the fiancee, her family, himself and his parents. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu.muenchen.de>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

30 August 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Melody of the Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Hajos, Hungary See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universum Film (UFA) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Universum Film AG shot 3 alternate language versions in English, French and Hungarian. See more »

Connections

Featured in I Learned It from Father (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Bin kein Hauptmann, bin kein grosses Tier
by Paul Abraham and Hans Szekely (lyrics)
Sung by Willy Fritsch
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