The Victor (film)

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The Victor
Directed by Hans Hinrich
Paul Martin
Produced by Erich Pommer
Written by Leonhard Frank
Robert Liebmann
Paul Martin
Billy Wilder
Starring Hans Albers
Käthe von Nagy
Julius Falkenstein
Hans Brausewetter
Music by Werner R. Heymann
Cinematography Otto Baecker
Günther Rittau
Distributed by UFA
Release date
23 March 1932
Running time
92 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

The Victor (German: Der Sieger) is a 1932 German comedy film directed by Hans Hinrich and Paul Martin and starring Hans Albers, Käthe von Nagy and Julius Falkenstein. A postal clerk loses his money gambling on horses, but eventually meets and falls in love with a wealthy man's daughter.[1] It premiered on 23 March 1932 at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin.[2]

A separate French language version Le vainqueur was made, also directed by Hans Hinrich and Paul Martin, with Käthe von Nagy, Jean Murat and Pierre Brasseur.

The film's art direction was by Erich Kettelhut.



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.188
  2. ^ Hardt p.240


  • 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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