The Dancer of Sanssouci

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The Dancer of Sanssouci
The Dancer of Sanssouci.jpg
Directed byFrederic Zelnik
Produced byFrederic Zelnik
Gabriel Levy
Fred Lyssa
Written byHans Behrendt
Fanny Carlsen
StarringOtto Gebühr
Lil Dagover
Rosa Valetti
Music byMarc Roland
CinematographyFriedl Behn-Grund
Production
company
Distributed byAafa-Film
Release date
8 September 1932
Running time
93 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The Dancer of Sanssouci (German: Die Tänzerin von Sans Souci) is a 1932 German historical drama film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Otto Gebühr, Lil Dagover and Rosa Valetti. Set at the court of Frederick the Great the film is part of a group of Prussian films made during the era.[1] It portrays the interaction between Frederick and the celebrated dancer Barberina Campanini. Gebühr had previously appeared as Frederick in a silent film The Dancer Barberina about their relationship.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Leopold Blonder. It was shot at the Staaken Studios in Berlin. It premiered in the city at the Ufa-Palast am Zoo.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bergfelder, Harris & Street p.112

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bergfelder, Tim & Harris, Sue & Street, Sarah. Film Architecture and the Transnational Imagination: Set Design in 1930s European Cinema. Amsterdam University Press, 2007.
  • Hake, Sabine. German National Cinema. Routledge, 2002.

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