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24 Stunden aus dem Leben einer Frau (1931)

After the tragic death from malaria of her beloved husband his rich widow Helga Vanroh travels restlessly around various Mediterranean countries. In the luxurious surroundings of a hotel in... See full summary »

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... Helga Vanroh
... Sascha Lonay
Friedrich Kayßler ... Professor Merk
... Frau Köhler
... Erika
Maria Koppenhöfer ... Spielbankbesucherin
Walter Steinbeck ... Hotelgast
Hadrian Maria Netto ... Sekretär
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After the tragic death from malaria of her beloved husband his rich widow Helga Vanroh travels restlessly around various Mediterranean countries. In the luxurious surroundings of a hotel in Monte Carlo Mrs. Vanroh keeps apart from society, until one evening she decides to visit the casino. There a young man attracts her curiosity and compassion. Sascha Lonay has again lost a fortune at the roulette-tables. In his desperation he ponders on taking his life, but Mrs. Vanroh is able to dissuade him by offering him a hotelroom, money to pay his debts - and her love. They spent the night together. The following day the couple travel to the mountains, where Sascha - overwhelmed by the beauty of life and her generosity - promises her to refrain from gambling and to take the next ship sailing from Marseille and look for an honest job. He begs her to accompany him to Marseille in the evening, but Mrs. Vanroh is too afraid of commitment. Alone again, she makes a final visit to the casino. Her ... Written by <susanne.walther@orf.at>

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12 October 1931 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Eine Nacht an der Riviera  »

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Remade as 24 horas en la vida de una mujer (1944) See more »

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