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Das Wirtshaus im Spessart (1958)

Countess Franziska "is kidnapped" by a band of robbers. However, her father is not willing to pay the ransom so Franziska changes sides.

Director:

Kurt Hoffmann

Writers:

Wilhelm Hauff (fairy tales), Curt Hanno Gutbrod (adaptation) (as Curd Hanno Gutbrod) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liselotte Pulver ... Comtesse Franziska von Sandau
Carlos Thompson ... Räuberhauptmann
Günther Lüders Günther Lüders ... Baron Sperling
Rudolf Vogel Rudolf Vogel ... Buffon Parucchio
Hubert von Meyerinck ... Polizeimajor (as Hubert v. Meyerinck)
Herbert Hübner ... Graf Sandau
Paul Esser ... Corporal
Ina Peters Ina Peters ... Zofe Barbara
Kai Fischer ... Räuberbraut Bettina
Veronika Fitz Veronika Fitz ... Magd Luise
Vera Complojer Vera Complojer ... Wirtin
Anette Karmann Anette Karmann ... Küchenmagd Adele (as Annette Karmann)
Helmuth Lohner Helmuth Lohner ... Felix
Hans Clarin ... Peter
Otto Storr Otto Storr ... Pfarrer
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Storyline

Countess Franziska "is kidnapped" by a band of robbers. However, her father is not willing to pay the ransom so Franziska changes sides.

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

17 February 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Spessart Inn See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The Spessart Inn is the first part of Kurt Hoffmann lose Spessart trilogy. See more »

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Followed by The Haunted Castle (1960) See more »

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Raeuber Hotzenplotz laesst gruessen
5 May 2002 | by PlanecrazyIkarusSee all my reviews

This is the first movie centering around the robbers living in the Spessart forest. They kidnap a contessa, who falls in love with their leader. It is basically a straight love story with some humour thrown in, and lots of sidekick robbers. Loveable, and one of my favourite movies as a kid.


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