The Land of Smiles (1930 film)

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The Land of Smiles
Directed by Max Reichmann
Written by Ludwig Herzer (libretto)
Fritz Löhner-Beda (libretto)
Viktor Léon
Anton Kuh
Hans Jacoby
Curt J. Braun
Léo Lasko
Starring Richard Tauber
Mara Loseff
Hans Mierendorff
Bruno Kastner
Music by Franz Lehár (operetta)
Paul Dessau
Cinematography Reimar Kuntze
Edited by Geza Pollatschik
Distributed by Bavaria Film
Release date
17 November 1930
Running time
102 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The Land of Smiles (German: Das Land des Lächelns) is a 1930 German operetta film directed by Max Reichmann and starring Richard Tauber, Mara Loseff and Hans Mierendorff. It is an adaptation of the operetta The Land of Smiles composed by Franz Lehár.[1] Lehár himself appeared in the film in a small role.

The operetta was again adapted for a 1952 film The Land of Smiles starring Jan Kiepura.



  1. ^ Traubner p.249


  • Traubner, Richard. Operetta: A Theatrical History. Routledge, 2003.

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