The Girl from Fano

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The Girl from Fano
Directed by Hans Schweikart
Produced by Curt Prickler
Written by Günther Weisenborn (novel)
Kurt Heuser
Starring Brigitte Horney
Joachim Gottschalk
Gustav Knuth
Viktoria von Ballasko
Music by Alois Melichar
Cinematography Carl Hoffmann
Edited by Werner Jacobs
Distributed by Bavaria Film
Release date
24 January 1941
Running time
97 minutes
Country Nazi Germany
Language German

The Girl from Fano (German:Das Mädchen von Fanö) is a 1941 German drama film directed by Hans Schweikart and starring Brigitte Horney, Joachim Gottschalk and Gustav Knuth.[1] The film is based on a novel by Günther Weisenborn and is set amongst the fishing community of the Danish island of Fanø.



  1. ^ Hake p.215


  • Hake, Sabine. Popular Cinema of the Third Reich. University of Texas Press, 2001.

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