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Kaisermanöver (1954)

| Drama, Romance | 1957 (USA)
In Franz Joseph I's Vienna, captain Eichfeld publishes a witty satire on imperial Austrian army abuses, using the Spectator pseudonym. It's popular, but Eichfled dares not reveal his ... See full summary »

Director:

Franz Antel

Writers:

Franz Antel (idea), Jutta Bornemann (book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rudolf Prack ... Hauptmann Eichfeld
Winnie Markus ... Comtesse Valerie von Trattenbach
Hans Moser ... Radler
Hannelore Bollmann ... Steffi
Gunther Philipp Gunther Philipp ... Hauptmann Török
Walter Müller Walter Müller ... Franz Radler
Josef Meinrad ... Wondrasch
Erik Frey Erik Frey ... Major von Jurinic
Oskar Sima ... Feldwebel Pieringer
Susi Nicoletti ... Gräfin Trangini
Harry Hardt ... von Trattenbach - Korpskommandant
Ilse Peternell Ilse Peternell ... Therese
Benno Smytt Benno Smytt ... Kaiser Franz Joseph I.
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karl Ehmann Karl Ehmann
C.W. Fernbach C.W. Fernbach
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In Franz Joseph I's Vienna, captain Eichfeld publishes a witty satire on imperial Austrian army abuses, using the Spectator pseudonym. It's popular, but Eichfled dares not reveal his identity, as he wants the hand of conservative general von Trattenbach's daughter. And his race rival blackmails both lovers. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kejsermanøvre See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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VERY WELL DESIGNED AND AMUSING
23 May 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

One of the many Austrian films of the 50's that show a nostalgic and false portrayal of the Austrian-Hungarian empire and with a stuffy moral: just go for "kleines Glück" (little happiness) and everything will be alright. But it must also be said that this is a very amusing film (and that is what counts), very well designed and with beautiful dresses; and all this in excellent Agfacolor. There is witty dialogue, it is well paced (though the military parades seem to go on for hours) and well written; Franz Antel's direction is above his standard here.

The operetta and revue interludes are nice and the can-can is surely worth watching. The cast is fine (even Rudolf Prack is not as deathly as usual) and has fun. Two (very different) comics of the old guard are here: Hans Moser and Oskar Sima; both are good, but it is easy to see that Moser is the more natural one.


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