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Die Frau meiner Träume (1944)

A revue star escapes her exhausting theatre life. By train she travels to the mountains. Alone in the wilderness and dressed only in her fur coat, she is rescued by two engineers.

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Georg Jacoby
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Credited cast:
Marika Rökk ... Julia Koestner
Wolfgang Lukschy ... Peter Groll, Oberingenieur
Walter Müller Walter Müller ... Erwin Forster, Ingenieur
Georg Alexander ... Der Theaterdirektor
Grethe Weiser ... Luise, Jungfer bei Julia
Inge Drexel Inge Drexel ... Resi, Mädchen aus dem Dorfe
Karl Hannemann Karl Hannemann ... Gepäckträger am Bahnhof
Karl Etlinger Karl Etlinger ... Oberkellner im Bahnhofsrestaurant
Victor Janson Victor Janson ... Lokalgast (as Viktor Janson)
Jakob Tiedtke ... Alter Mann an dr Theaterkasse
Wilhelm Schulte-Vogelheim Wilhelm Schulte-Vogelheim ... Julias Tanzpartner
Valentin Fromann Valentin Fromann ... Julias Tanzpartner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Walter Bechmann Walter Bechmann
Julius Brandt Julius Brandt ... Reisender im Schlafwagenabteil
Egon Brosig Egon Brosig
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A revue star escapes her exhausting theatre life. By train she travels to the mountains. Alone in the wilderness and dressed only in her fur coat, she is rescued by two engineers.

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Referenced in Spring (1947) See more »

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Mach Dir nichts daraus
Performed by Marika Roekk
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NICE REVUE, NONDESCRIPT STORY
8 August 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

This revue-film starts (appr. 9 minutes) and finishes (appr. 15 minutes) with entertaining revue-numbers, but between these the viewer has to deal with an extremely nondescript and tendentious love story (the woman dancer can only be acceptable to the engineer if she becomes the simple German Hausfrau). Moreover, Jacoby's direction is nondescript as well, as usual. Seeing the difference in style between the revue scenes and other scenes (in all his films) I always wondered whether he was helped with the revue scenes.

Here Marika Rökk dances better and livelier than in her other films; she is sometimes really good here, not only in the revue scenes, but also as the comedienne. The rest of the cast is boring and probably not helped by Jacoby's direction; even Grethe Weiser's contribution is poor. Jacob Tiedtke, however, as the recalcitrant theater visitor has a hilarious bit part.

Is already the story tendentious, the last revue number is not only of attractive design and with ditto choreography and music, but also a political message to top the tendency of the story: the revue moves from Germany via Japan, Italy and Spain back to Germany! A clear statement, indeed.

Further the film is noteworthy for its sexual hints, of which the most clear one is the reference made to blowing up by the engineer of hill number C. Both the dancer and the engineer study the map on which hill C is situated at the bottom. This is also the film that allegedly outraged Goebbels: one of the dresses of Rökk has a décolleté until her navel. Combined with sensual dancing, it was too much: the dress stayed, but the dancing was redone and toned down.


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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 August 1944 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher dos Meus Sonhos See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$864
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Universum Film (UFA) See more »
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Mono

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Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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