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Die schwedische Nachtigall (1941)

The movie tells the beautiful love story of the Swedish writer Hans Christian Andersen and the singer Jenny Lind. Andersen dedicated his fairy tale "The Nightingale of the Chinese Emperor" to Lind.

Director:

Peter Paul Brauer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ilse Werner ... Jenny Lind
Karl Ludwig Diehl ... Count Rantzan
Joachim Gottschalk ... Hans Christian Andersen
Aribert Wäscher Aribert Wäscher ... Peer Upän
Marianne Simson ... Karin Nielsson
Hans Leibelt ... Theatre Director
Emil Heß Emil Heß ... Thorwaldsen
Hans Hermann Schaufuß ... Orchestra Conductor
Volker von Collande ... Olaf Larsson
Käte Kühl Käte Kühl ... Frl. Rindom, Sängerin
Ruth Lommel ... Eine Debütantin
Elga Brink ... Gräfin Ebba Douglas
Erich Dunskus ... Postmeister
Angelo Ferrari ... Italienischer Gastwirt
Werner Stock Werner Stock ... Prinz Schweinehirt
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Storyline

The movie tells the beautiful love story of the Swedish writer Hans Christian Andersen and the singer Jenny Lind. Andersen dedicated his fairy tale "The Nightingale of the Chinese Emperor" to Lind.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De Zweedse nachtegaal See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Terra-Filmkunst See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of the major relationships of Jenny Lind's life was with the great Jewish composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. This film, from Nazi Germany, makes no mention of him. See more »

Soundtracks

La Chanson du Rossignol
Music by Franz Grothe
Lyrics by Henry Lemarchand
Sung by France Clery
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