Most successful musical comedy in this season and by far the best. Real fast comedy put over with pace and pleasant lightness.

Most successful musical comedy in this season and by far the best. Real fast comedy put over with pace and pleasant lightness.

Setting gives ample space for backstage atmosphere and revue fillings with a Spanish taint. The whole is a splendid vehicle for Renate Muller in trousers who develops extraordinary talents in the nonchalent representation of a would-be unconcerned aristocrat. She sings with a small but natural and pleasant voice. Hermann Thiming plays the fool wherever the plot gives him a chance in the part of the original ‘Viktoria’, and he has lots of chances, overdoing it at times.

Reinhold Schunzel leaves no laugh possibilities unused and supplies a long footage of laughter with lots of novel ideas and hardly any empty spaces. Adolf Wohlbruck, the ‘suspecting’ lover, plays with agreeable unobtrusiveness. A good song is ‘Do Come Along With Me To Madrid,’ by Franz Doelle.

Viktor und Viktoria

Germany

Production

UFA. Director Reinhold Schunzel; Producer Eduard Kubat; Screenplay Reinhold Schunzel; Camera Konstantin Irmen-Tschet; Editor [uncredited]; Music Franz Doelle; Art Director Benno von Arent, Artur Gunther

Crew

(B&W) Extract of a review from 1933. Running time: 90 MIN.

With

Renate Muller Hermann Thimig Hilde Hildebrand Friedel Pisetta Fritz Odemar Aribert Wascher
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