A Waltz Dream (film)

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A Waltz Dream
A Waltz Dream (film).jpg
Willy Fritsch and others in a scene from the film
Directed by Ludwig Berger
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Hans Müller-Einigen (novella)
Leopold Jacobson (libretto)
Felix Dormann (libretto)
Robert Liebmann
Norbert Falk
Starring Willy Fritsch
Mady Christians
Xenia Desni
Lydia Potechina
Music by Oscar Straus (operetta)
Erno Rapee
Cinematography Werner Brandes
Distributed by UFA
Release date
10 December 1925
Running time
105 minutes
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

A Waltz Dream (German: Ein Walzertraum) is a 1925 German silent drama film directed by Ludwig Berger and starring Willy Fritsch, Mady Christians and Xenia Desni. It was based on the 1907 operetta Ein Walzertraum composed by Oscar Straus. It was influential on the development of later Viennese operetta films.[1] Unlike many of UFA's ambitious productions of the 1920s, A Waltz Dream managed to recover its production cost in the domestic market alone.[2]

The film's art direction was by Rudolf Bamberger.



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.101
  2. ^ Hardt p.77


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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