Strauss Is Playing Today

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Strauss Is Playing Today
Directed by Conrad Wiene
Produced by Hermann Fellner
Josef Somlo
Written by Robert Wiene
Starring Alfred Abel
Hermine Sterler
Imre Ráday
Antonie Jaeckel
Music by Bernard Homola
Cinematography Franz Planer
Distributed by Deutsche Fox
Release dates 26 October 1928
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

Strauss Is Playing Today (German: Heut' spielt der Strauss) is a 1928 German silent drama film directed by Conrad Wiene and starring Alfred Abel, Hermine Sterler and Imre Ráday. The film was made at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin.[1] It portrays the relationship between the father and son Austrian composers Johann Strauss I and Johann Strauss II.



  1. ^ Jung & Schatzberg p.219


  • Jung, Uli & Schatzberg, Walter. Beyond Caligari: The Films of Robert Wiene. Berghahn Books, 1999.

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