An Ideal Husband (1935 film)
An Ideal Husband (German:Ein idealer Gatte) is a 1935 German comedy film directed by Herbert Selpin and starring Brigitte Helm, Sybille Schmitz and Karl Ludwig Diehl. It is based on the 1895 play An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde a sensitive and romantic comedy representing the 19th century. The adaptation is very faithful to the original work.
A romantic and sentimental comedy set at the turn of the 19th century, An Ideal Husband delves into themes of love, passion, and betrayal among the aristocracy.
- Brigitte Helm - Lady Gertrud Chiltern
- Sybille Schmitz - Gloria Cheveley
- Karl Ludwig Diehl - Lord Robert Chiltern
- Georg Alexander - Lord Arthur Goring
- Anni Markart - Mabel Chiltern
- Paul Henckels - Lord Caversham
- Werner Scharf - Vicomte de Nanjac
- Karl Dannemann - Parker, Oberingenieur
- Heinz Förster-Ludwig - Mason, Diener bei Chiltern
- Karl Platen - Phips, Diener bei Goring
- Erich Walter - Montfort, Sekretär bei Chiltern
- Hermann Frick - Vickers, Buchhalter
- Babette Jenssen - Miss Harriet
- Eva Schmid-Kayser - Betty, Lady Chilterns Zofe
- Hull p.85
- Hull, David Stewart. Film in the Third Reich: a study of the German cinema, 1933-1945. University of California Press, 1969.
- An Ideal Husband
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