Victor and Victoria

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Viktor und Viktoria
Victor and Victoria (1933 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Reinhold Schünzel
Produced by Alfred Zeisler
Written by Reinhold Schünzel
Starring Renate Müller
Hermann Thimig
Hilde Hildebrand
Anton Walbrook
Music by Franz Doelle
Cinematography Konstantin Irmen-Tschet
Distributed by Universum Film AG
Release date
  • 23 December 1933 (1933-12-23)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Victor and Victoria (German: Viktor und Viktoria) is a 1933 German musical comedy film directed by Reinhold Schünzel, starring Renate Müller as a woman pretending to be a female impersonator. At the same time Schünzel shot the film in a French-language version as George and Georgette starring Meg Lemonnier and a French cast.

In 1935 Michael Balcon produced an English version First a Girl directed by Victor Saville and starring Jessie Matthews and Sonnie Hale. There was a remake Victor and Victoria in West-Germany by Karl Anton in 1957.

In 1982 , Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released director Blake Edwards remake of the film, Victor/Victoria. Edwards later based a successful stage musical on the film, which both starred Julie Andrews.



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