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The Good Soldier Schweik (1960)

Der brave Soldat Schwejk (original title)
During World War I, Schweik (played by Heinz Rühmann) is drafted into the Austro-Hungarian Army as soldier, where he is assigned to be an assistent to Lt. Lukas.

Director:

Axel von Ambesser

Writers:

Hans Jacoby (screenplay), Jaroslav Hasek (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heinz Rühmann ... Josef Schwejk
Ernst Stankovski Ernst Stankovski ... Oberleutnant Lukasch (as Ernst Stankowski)
Franz Muxeneder Franz Muxeneder ... Woditschka
Ursula von Borsody Ursula von Borsody ... Kathi Wendler (as Ursula Borsodi)
Erika von Thellmann ... Baronin von Botzenheim
Senta Berger ... Gretl
Fritz Imhoff ... Wirt im 'Kelch'
Michael Janisch Michael Janisch ... Russian Soldier Ballun
Jane Tilden ... Housemaid
Fritz Muliar Fritz Muliar ... Russian Soldier Boris
Rudolf Rhomberg Rudolf Rhomberg ... Stabsarzt
Hans Unterkircher Hans Unterkircher ... Official (as Hans Unterkirchner)
Fritz Eckhardt Fritz Eckhardt ... Robert Wendler
Erik Frey Erik Frey ... Colonel
Hugo Gottschlich Hugo Gottschlich ... Wachtmeister Flanderka
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Storyline

During World War I, Schweik (played by Heinz Rühmann) is drafted into the Austro-Hungarian Army as soldier, where he is assigned to be an assistent to Lt. Lukas.

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Comedy | Drama | War

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

20 August 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Good Soldier Schweik See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Version of Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Kleiner Mönch was weinest Du
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Performed by Heinz Rühmann
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If all soldiers are Schwejks', you can forget war.
25 July 2000 | by amikus2000See all my reviews

This old austrian-czech stories provided the story for the 'honest' soldier Schwejk, who arranges life to his own, not honest, but 'honest'. This movie gives an insight of the Austrian-Hungarian monarchy with its many ethnies and attitudes before WW 1. Rühmann starres charming and smiling, like in other movies.


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