Victoria in Dover (1954 film)

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Victoria in Dover
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Directed by Ernst Marischka
Produced by Karl Ehrlich
Written by Sil-Vara (play)
Ernst Marischka
Starring Romy Schneider
Adrian Hoven
Magda Schneider
Karl Ludwig Diehl
Music by Anton Profes
Cinematography Bruno Mondi
Edited by Hermann Leitner
Production
company
Erma-Film
Distributed by Sascha Film
Buena Vista Film Distribution Company (USA)
Release date
16 December 1954
Running time
118 minutes
Country Austria
Language German

Victoria in Dover (German title: Mädchenjahre einer Königin) is a 1954 Austrian historical romantic comedy film directed by Ernst Marischka and starring Romy Schneider, Adrian Hoven and Magda Schneider.[1] It is a remake of the 1936 Erich Engel film Victoria in Dover, which was based on a 1932 play by Sil-Vara. Romy Schneider's performance as a spirited young royal was a lead-in to her best known role in Sissi and its sequels, although Marischka had originally intended to cast Sonja Ziemann as Victoria.

Synopsis[edit]

After her Prime Minister Lord Melbourne arranges a marriage for her with the German Prince Albert, the young Queen Victoria decides to leave London and spend some time in Kent. While there she meets a handsome young German and falls in love, unaware that he is her intended husband Albert.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fritsche p. 62

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men in Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.

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