The Beggar Student (1956 film)

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The Beggar Student
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Directed by Werner Jacobs
Produced by Günther Stapenhorst
Klaus Stapenhorst
Written by Friedrich Zell (libretto)
Richard Genée (operetta)
Fritz Böttger
Robert Gilbert (lyrics)
Starring Gerhard Riedmann
Waltraut Haas
Elma Karlowa
Music by Karl Millöcker (operetta)
Bruno Uher
Cinematography Ernst W. Kalinke
Heinz Schnackertz
Edited by Elisabeth Kleinert-Neumann
Carlton Film
Distributed by Constantin Film
Release date
28 December 1956
Running time
95 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

The Beggar Student is a 1956 (German: Der Bettelstudent) West German musical film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Gerhard Riedmann, Waltraut Haas and Elma Karlowa.[1] It is based on the operetta Der Bettelstudent by Karl Millöcker, and is part of the operetta film tradition.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Felix Smetana.


After a Polish aristocrat refuses to marry a Colonel, he manoeuvres to force her to marry a penniless student in revenge.



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