The Telephone Operator

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The Telephone Operator
Directed by Hanns Schwarz
Written by Henrik Galeen
Adolf Lantz
Music by Giuseppe Becce
Otto Urack
Cinematography Fritz Arno Wagner
Sternheim Film
Distributed by UFA
Release date
  • 15 October 1925 (1925-10-15)
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Telephone Operator (German: Das Fräulein vom Amt) is a 1925 German silent comedy film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring André Mattoni, Alexander Murski and Willy Kaiser-Heyl. The film's art direction was by Erich Czerwonski. It was notable for the number of leading UFA technicians who worked on it.[1] It premiered on 15 October 1925 at the Tauenzienpalast in Berlin.[2] It is also known by the alternative title Liebe und Telefon.



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.101
  2. ^ Hardt p.233


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

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