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The Company's in Love (1932)

Die verliebte Firma (original title)
Die verliebte Firma was Max Ophüls' first feature film. The story follows a movie crew who is filming a musical in a small and idyllic alpine village. After their temperamental leading lady... See full summary »

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Max Ophüls

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Bruno Granichstaedten (story), Ernst Marischka (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Gustav Fröhlich ... Werner Loring jr. - stellvertr. Direktor der Ideal Tonfilm
Anny Ahlers Anny Ahlers ... Peggy Barling - Filmstar
Lien Deyers ... Gretl Krummbichler - Postbeamtin
Ernö Verebes ... Heinrich Pulver - Regieassist. (as Ernst Verebes)
José Wedorn José Wedorn ... Leo Lamberti - Kammersänger
Leonard Steckel Leonard Steckel ... Harry Bing - Regisseur
Hubert von Meyerinck ... Fritz Willner - Filmautor
Fritz Steiner Fritz Steiner ... Toni Bauer - Komponist
Hermann Krehan Hermann Krehan ... Karl Martini - Filmoperateur
Werner Finck ... Franz Klingemüller - Postvorstand
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Die verliebte Firma was Max Ophüls' first feature film. The story follows a movie crew who is filming a musical in a small and idyllic alpine village. After their temperamental leading lady drops out of the film, they decide to replace her with the village's young post office clerk Gretl, who returns to Berlin with them. There she has to struggle with the movie's all-male crew, who all try to woo and win her. Written by Aljaz Ciber, Slovenia

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 February 1932 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A cég szerelmes See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Ich wär so gern richtig verliebt
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Nice little Operetta
5 May 2002 | by stoni100See all my reviews

The first long-playing movie of Max Ophüls has not enough singing to be really an operetta, but both songs "Ich wär so gern richtig verliebt" and "Ist dein Herz noch ledig, schick es nach Vendig" are reprised several times. So sometime it looks like an operetta.

For sound track hunters (like me) there wasn´t any real loot, because all singing parts were very short and noisy.

An interesting scene was in a ´wave bath´, because I did not know that this kind of bath was already existing in 1932. (excuse my school-english)


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