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Ich vertraue Dir meine Frau an (1943)

Director:

Kurt Hoffmann

Writers:

Johann von Vásáry (play) (as J. von Vaszary), Bobby E. Lüthge (as B.E. Lüthge)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Heinz Rühmann ... Peter Trost
Adina Mandlová ... Ellinor Deinhardt (as Lil Adina)
Werner Fuetterer ... Robert
Else von Möllendorff ... Lil
Arthur Schröder ... Kurt
Paul Dahlke ... Boxer Alois
Kurt von Ruffin Kurt von Ruffin ... Fred Hansen
Alexa von Porembsky Alexa von Porembsky ... Dienstmädchen (as Alexa von Poremski)
Willy Witte Willy Witte ... Fritz (as Willi Witte)
Ingrid Ostermann Ingrid Ostermann ... Mary
Wilhelm Bendow Wilhelm Bendow ... Barkellner
Clemens Hasse Clemens Hasse ... Bademeister
Gerhard Bienert ... Verkehrspolizist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Walter Bechmann Walter Bechmann ... Der Polizeikommissar
Charly Berger Charly Berger ... Ein Polizeibeamter im Revier
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

2 April 1943 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Confio-te a Minha Mulher See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Production Co:

Terra-Filmkunst See more »
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Mono (Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film was the first and last time Czech star Adina Mandlova (she is credited as Lil Adina - as her Czech name was deemed too Slav) acted in German films. See more »

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Referenced in Kästner und der kleine Dienstag (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Alerschönste aller Frauen
Music by Franz Grothe
Lyrics by Willy Dehmel
Sung & Played by Kurt von Ruffin
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Half-baked romantic comedy
26 August 1999 | by SMK-4See all my reviews

Romantic comedies made in Germany's Nazi era often come across as strange hybrids, and this is no exception, or rather: a prime example. On the one hand we find signs of the wit and sophistication which Lubitsch, Wilder & Co. exported to Hollywood, including morals the Hayes code would certainly not have approved of, on the other it re-enforces sexual stereotypes to an extent that borders to political propaganda. Men can't cook or sew, women always want to get married, etc.

The plot idea is about a man asking a friend to watch over his wife, since she threatened to have an affair if he goes on a certain business trip (with his beautiful secretary). This idea has potential for lots of plot twists, but this potential is hardly touched and we find ourselves mostly watching situations that resemble TV sitcoms.

The cast make the best of this material, although the female lead (Lil Adina) is a bit of a let-down, giggling a lot throughout the second half of the film.


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