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Wir machen Musik (1942)

| Comedy, Musical | 1952 (USA)
Caught at the window just before an air-raid warning (WWII) composer Paul tells how he met his wive Anni, a revue star and song writer, how he handled the courtship and the early years of ... See full summary »

Director:

Helmut Käutner

Writers:

Erich Ebermayer (story) (as Erich Ebermayr), Hans Effenberger (contribution) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ilse Werner ... Anni Pichler
Viktor de Kowa ... Paul Zimmermann
Edith Oß Edith Oß ... Trude, Trompeterin
Grethe Weiser ... Monika Bratzberger
Georg Thomalla ... Franz Sperling
Rolf Weih ... Peter Schäfer
Ilse Buhl Ilse Buhl ... Altsaxofonistin
Sabine Naundorff Sabine Naundorff ... Tenorsaxofonistin
Hilde Adolphi Hilde Adolphi ... Posaunistin
Gertrud Leonhardt Gertrud Leonhardt ... Gitarristin
Eva Gotthardt Eva Gotthardt ... Bassistin
Kurt Seifert Kurt Seifert ... Hugo Bratzberger
Victor Janson Victor Janson ... Direktor Pröschke (as Viktor Jansen)
Lotte Werkmeister Lotte Werkmeister ... Karls Zimmerfrau Frau Zierbarth
Helmuth Helsig Helmuth Helsig ... Schornsteinfeger (as Helmut Helsig)
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Caught at the window just before an air-raid warning (WWII) composer Paul tells how he met his wive Anni, a revue star and song writer, how he handled the courtship and the early years of his marriage, inspite of some professional conflicts - his operas were flops, while his wive had one success after the other - they finally found out how they could help each other. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Comedy | Musical

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vive la musique See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Terra-Filmkunst See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Featured in Hitler's Hollywood (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Wir machen Musik
Music by Peter Igelhoff
Lyrics by Adolf Steimel
Sung (and whistled) by Ilse Werner
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Well done!
31 August 2005 | by mart-45See all my reviews

This is almost a flawless film, the minor setbacks being the musical numbers - even though the songs are very good, the dances are not well staged and during the final revue the male dancers actually look as if they have no choreography at all! Probably the good choreographers were busy staging some Marika Rökk musical in another studio... And the ladies' orchestra with their instruments of glass don't seem to have any idea how to hold a trumpet or clarinet in their hands! The poor girl who is required to portray the trumpet player probably hadn't seen this instrument blown in real life and looks more as if she is trying to suck the music out of the horn. If you are willing to turn a blind eye, you'll have a well written and directed film with very fresh actors. Some of the dialog between the two leads is really heartwarming. A good film indeed.


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