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Dr. med. Hiob Prätorius (1965)

Dr. med. Hiob Prätorius.

Director:

Kurt Hoffmann

Writers:

Curt Goetz (play), Heinz Pauck (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Heinz Rühmann ... Dr. Hiob Prätorius
Liselotte Pulver ... Violetta
Fritz Tillmann Fritz Tillmann ... Dr. Klotz
Fritz Rasp ... Shunderson
Werner Hinz Werner Hinz ... Violettas Vater
Peter Lühr Peter Lühr ... Professor Speiter
Klaus Schwarzkopf ... Dr. Watzmann
Käthe Itter Käthe Itter ... Oberschwester
Robert Klupp Robert Klupp ... Rektor
Marie Ferron Marie Ferron ... (as Maria Ferron)
Tatjana Sais Tatjana Sais
Lisa Helwig Lisa Helwig
Sigrid Pawlas Sigrid Pawlas
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Dr. med. Hiob Prätorius.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

14 January 1965 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr. Pratorius See more »

Filming Locations:

Irschenberg, Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Kings of the Road (1976) See more »

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AMUSING GOETZ ADAPTATION
18 October 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

Another (the 3rd) film adaptation of Curt Goetz' play and plea for humanity and human dignity. It is a far better film than Goetz' own film adaptation ("Frauenartz Dr. Prätorius", 1950, q.v.); enjoyable and well-made with good direction by Kurt Hoffmann, though - sadly perhaps - it is no improvement on the version Joeph L. Mankiewizc made in 1952: "People Will Talk". Heinz Rühmann makes a good Prätorius that is different from Goetz' own interpretation: more quite. Liselotte Pulver and Rühmann make a fine couple.

Within the career of Kurt Hoffmann the film is also proof that his once very personal style for light comedy is disappearing: it is very good routine but nothing more than that. But still, German cinema could be glad to still have a director who would be up to this kind of comedy.


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