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Das doppelte Lottchen (1950)

Based on Erich Kästner's famous book about two similar-looking girls who meet at summer camp, realize that they're twin sisters, and plan to switch homes for a while.


Josef von Báky


Erich Kästner (novel), Erich Kästner (screenplay)
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antje Weisgerber ... Luiselotte Körner
Peter Mosbacher ... Ludwig Palfy, Opernkapellmeister
Jutta Günther Jutta Günther ... Lotte Körner
Isa Günther Isa Günther ... Luise Palfy
Senta Wengraf Senta Wengraf ... Irene Gerlach
Hans Olden Hans Olden ... Hofrat Strobl
Auguste Pünkösdy Auguste Pünkösdy ... Resi
Maria Krahn Maria Krahn ... Frau Muthesius
Gustav Waldau Gustav Waldau
Liesl Karlstadt Liesl Karlstadt ... Frau Wagenthaler (as Lisl Karlstadt)
Inge Rosenberg Inge Rosenberg ... Fräulein Ulrike
Gaby Philipp Gaby Philipp ... Fräulein Gerda
Walter Ladengast Walter Ladengast ... Herr Gabele
Gertrud Wolle Gertrud Wolle ... Fräulein Linnekogel
Hertha von Hagen Hertha von Hagen


Based on Erich Kästner's famous book about two similar-looking girls who meet at summer camp, realize that they're twin sisters, and plan to switch homes for a while.

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Family | Comedy


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West Germany



Release Date:

2 October 1952 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Two Times Lotte See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


adult female train passenger: [to Luise who steps with her shoes on a seat in the train to get her luggage] Hey! Next time you step on a seat, put a newspaper under your shoes.
Luise Palfy: That wouldn't make me any taller.
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Remade as Do Kaliyaan (1968) See more »

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Rebuilding of a family
18 January 2006 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Two girls: one lives with the father and the other with the mother.As they are twins they exchange their personalities and their parents do not notice it.They are trying to rebuild their family ,to reconcile them.This is the kind of stuff which might seem maudlin ,but Joseph Von Baky's treatment is pleasant,nay even interesting: the dreams scenes are the best as if the scenarists had read Bruno Bettelheim (whose book about fairy tales was yet to come).Germany was very fond at the time of those sentimental comedies .It was also Romy Schneider's debut and most of her films were of the same kind.

A movie for the whole family,actually for the parents provided that they still keep their child's soul.

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