A Sister of Six (1926 film)

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A Sister of Six
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Swedish theatrical poster
Directed by Ragnar Hyltén-Cavallius
Written by Ferenc Herczeg (novel)
Paul Merzbach
Ragnar Hyltén-Cavallius
Starring Willy Fritsch
Betty Balfour
Lydia Potechina
Music by Werner R. Heymann
Cinematography Carl Hoffmann
Edited byCarl Hoffmann
Ragnar Hyltén-Cavallius
Production
company
Distributed byUFA (Germany)
Woolf & Freedman Film Service (UK)
Release date
  • 26 December 1926 (1926-12-26)
CountryGermany
Sweden
United Kingdom
LanguageSilent
English, Swedish, German intertitles

A Sister of Six (German title: Die sieben Töchter der Frau Gyurkovics, Swedish title: Flickorna Gyurkovics) is a 1926 silent romantic comedy film directed by Ragnar Hyltén-Cavallius and starring Willy Fritsch, Betty Balfour and Lydia Potechina. [1] It was a co-production between Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the Swedish art director Vilhelm Bryde.

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  1. Low p.452

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