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Heidi (1952)

Approved | | Drama, Family | 3 March 1954 (USA)
An adaptation of the famous childhood classic about a little girl taken away from her beloved grandfather, which benefits from filming in the actual picturesque Switzerland locations and color photography.

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Luigi Comencini
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elsbeth Sigmund ... Heidi
Heinrich Gretler Heinrich Gretler ... Alp-Öhi / Alp-Ochi, Heidi's Grandfather
Thomas Klameth Thomas Klameth ... Geissenpeter / Peter the Goatherd
Elsie Attenhofer Elsie Attenhofer ... Tante Dete / Heidi's Aunt Dete
Margrit Rainer Margrit Rainer ... Peters Mutter / Peter's Mother
Fred Tanner Fred Tanner ... Pfarrer / Parson
Isa Günther Isa Günther ... Klara Sesemann / Clara, Ludwig's Daughter
Willy Birgel ... Herr Sesemann / Ludwig Sesemann
Traute Carlsen Traute Carlsen ... Klaras Grossmutter / Clara's Grandmother Sesemann
Anita Mey Anita Mey ... Frl. Rottenmeyer / Miss Rottenmeyer, Clara's Governess
Carl Wery Carl Wery ... Dr. Classen
Theo Lingen ... Sebastian the Sesemann's Servant
Walburga Gmür Walburga Gmür ... Bäckersfrau / Brigitte, Baker's Wife
Max Haufler Max Haufler ... Bäcker / Baker
Herr Cajörl Herr Cajörl ... Lehrer
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An adaptation of the famous childhood classic about a little girl taken away from her beloved grandfather, which benefits from filming in the actual picturesque Switzerland locations and color photography.

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All its storybook wonder becomes screen magic! See more »

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Drama | Family

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Country:

Switzerland

Language:

German | Swiss German

Release Date:

3 March 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Heidi See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Praesens-Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In the French-dubbed version, the actress lending her voice to Elsbeth Sigmund (Heidi) was none other than Françoise Dorléac, sister of Catherine Deneuve. See more »

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Version of Heidi in the Mountains (1974) See more »

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1952 Swiss version of Heidi
23 January 2013 | by dspeer8See all my reviews

This is an all-time favorite movie of my family as kids growing up. Whenever we get together we find opportunities to use lines from the movie for various situations. For instance, when the woman frantically calls the butler, Saisamond! Saisamond! that always cracks us up. The story is just wonderful, the characters believable, and even the dubbed words are not a problem. I forgot that they were dubbed. I agree with others who have said that the Shirley Temple version pales in comparison with this version. Would love to have it. I would like to get a copy of the movie. Could someone email how I can get a copy of it. dspeer8@gmail.com Thanks.


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