Waltz War

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Waltz War
Directed by Ludwig Berger
Produced by Günther Stapenhorst
Written by Robert Liebmann
Hans Müller
Starring Renate Müller
Willy Fritsch
Paul Hörbiger
Music by Franz Grothe
Joseph Lanner
Cinematography Carl Hoffmann
Edited by Willy Zeyn
Distributed by UFA
Release dates
4 October 1933
Running time
93 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Waltz War (German:Walzerkrieg) is a 1933 German biographical film directed by Ludwig Berger and starring Renate Müller, Willy Fritsch and Paul Hörbiger. It depicts the life of the Austrian ballet dancer Katti Lanner who eventually settled in Victorian Britain.[1] It is also known by the alternative title of The Battle of the Walzes.

The film was made by the largest German studio UFA, with sets designed by Robert Herlth and Walter Röhrig. A separate French-language version La guerre des valses was also directed by Berger.[2]



  1. ^ Bregfelder & Bock p.538
  2. ^ Elsaesser p.407


  • Bergfelder, Tim & Bock, Hans-Michael. The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopedia of German. Berghahn Books, 2009.
  • Elsaesser, Thomas. Weimar Cinema and After: Germany's Historical Imaginary. Routledge, 2000.

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