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THE CONGRESS DANCES


Title of the Film THE CONGRESS DANCES
Alternative Titles CONGRESS DANCES; OLD VIENNA
English Titles  
Year of Release 1931
Country of Origin Germany
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 92
Length (in meters) 2527
Colour b/w
Genre Comedy, Musical
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Ufa
Producer(s) Erich Pommer
Director Erik Charell
Cast Lilian Harvey, Conrad Veidt, Henri Garat, Lil Dagover, Gibb McLaughlin, Reginald Purdell
Literature Picturegoer Weekly, 9 April 1932
New York Times, 22 May 1932
Special notes English language version of DER KONGRESS TANZT (GER 1931)
Screenplay by Norbert Falk, Robert Liebmann, Rowland V. Lee
Music by Werner Richard Heymann
"Conrad Veidt, that greatest of German stage and screen actors, is brilliant as Prince Metternich." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer Weekly)




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