Arms and the Man (film)

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Arms and the Man
Arms and the Man (film).jpg
Directed by Franz Peter Wirth
Produced by Peter Goldbaum
Harry R. Sokal
Written by George Bernard Shaw (play)
Eberhard Keindorff
Johanna Sibelius
Starring O. W. Fischer
Liselotte Pulver
Ellen Schwiers
Music by Franz Grothe
Cinematography Klaus von Rautenfeld
Edited by Claus von Boro
Distributed by Bavaria Film
Release date
  • 20 November 1958 (1958-11-20)
Running time
100 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

Arms and the Man or Heroes (German: Helden) is a 1958 West German historical comedy film directed by Franz Peter Wirth and based on a play by George Bernard Shaw. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1] It was also entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

The film's sets were designed by the art director Hermann Warm. It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich.


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  1. ^ "The 31st Academy Awards (1959) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-27. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Arms and the Man". Retrieved 2009-02-14. 

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