A Star Fell from Heaven (1936 film)

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A Star Fell from Heaven
Directed by Paul Merzbach
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Written by Jack Davies
Marjorie Deans
Gerald Elliott
Val Guest
Geoffrey Kerr
Dudley Leslie
Starring Joseph Schmidt
Florine McKinney
Billy Milton
Music by Hans May
Cinematography Ronald Neame
Edited by Flora Newton
Production
company
Distributed by Wardour Films
Release date
9 June 1936
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

A Star Fell from Heaven is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Paul Merzbach and starring Joseph Schmidt, Florine McKinney and Billy Milton. It was made at Elstree Studios. [1] It was a remake of the 1934 Austrian film of the same name which had also starred Schmidt.

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The film's sets were designed by the art director David Rawnsley.

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  1. Wood p.92

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