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Das Wirtshaus im Spessart (1958)

Countess Franziska "is kidnapped" by a band of robbers. However, her father is not willing to pay the ransom so Franziska changes sides.

Director:

Kurt Hoffmann

Writers:

Wilhelm Hauff (fairy tales), Curt Hanno Gutbrod (adaptation) (as Curd Hanno Gutbrod) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liselotte Pulver ... Comtesse Franziska von Sandau
Carlos Thompson ... Räuberhauptmann
Günther Lüders Günther Lüders ... Baron Sperling
Rudolf Vogel Rudolf Vogel ... Buffon Parucchio
Hubert von Meyerinck ... Polizeimajor (as Hubert v. Meyerinck)
Herbert Hübner ... Graf Sandau
Paul Esser ... Corporal
Ina Peters Ina Peters ... Zofe Barbara
Kai Fischer ... Räuberbraut Bettina
Veronika Fitz Veronika Fitz ... Magd Luise
Vera Complojer Vera Complojer ... Wirtin
Anette Karmann Anette Karmann ... Küchenmagd Adele (as Annette Karmann)
Helmuth Lohner Helmuth Lohner ... Felix
Hans Clarin ... Peter
Otto Storr Otto Storr ... Pfarrer
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Countess Franziska "is kidnapped" by a band of robbers. However, her father is not willing to pay the ransom so Franziska changes sides.

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

17 February 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Spessart Inn See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The Spessart Inn is the first part of Kurt Hoffmann lose Spessart trilogy. See more »

Connections

Followed by Glorious Times in the Spessart (1967) See more »

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Funny, nice and cross-dressing
10 February 2007 | by FimmaSee all my reviews

"Das Wirtshaus im Spessart" is one of my favourite movies since childhood. It still interesting as fun adaptation fairy tale to modern life. Script writers joke about clergy, army, society. Otto Stor as Reverend trying to escape responsibility by quotation from the Bible. Liselotte Pulver as Contesse von Sandau - the best choice. She is very expressive and imitate male's behavior so hilarious! If you like Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann in "Pirates of the Caribbean", you must see Liselotte Pulver's performance. She's the One.

Everything changes in 50 years: it was movie about highwaymen want to be honest, but now is more usual about "how good is to be robber".


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