Maria Ilona

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Maria Ilona
Directed by Géza von Bolváry
Produced by Viktor von Struwe
Written by Oswald Richter-Tersik (novel)
Richard Billinger
Werner Eplinius
Philipp Lothar Mayring
Starring Paula Wessely
Willy Birgel
Paul Hörbiger
Hedwig Bleibtreu
Music by Alois Melichar
Cinematography Ewald Daub
Edited by Wolfgang Wehrum
Distributed by Terra Film
Release date
14 December 1939
Running time
94 minutes
Country Nazi Germany
Language German

Maria Ilona is a 1939 German historical drama film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Paula Wessely, Willy Birgel and Paul Hörbiger.[1] The film is set in Austria during the reign of Ferdinand I. It is an adaptation of Oswald Richter-Tersik's novel Ilona Beck.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.528


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.

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