Adventure in Vienna

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Adventure in Vienna
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Directed by Emil E. Reinert
Written by Michael Kehlmann
Franz Tassié
Based on I Was Jack Mortimer by Alexander Lernet-Holenia
Produced byErnst Müller
Starring Gustav Fröhlich
Cornell Borchers
Adrienne Gessner
Cinematography Helmuth Ashley
Edited by Henny Brünsch
Music by Richard Hageman
Production
companies
Schönbrunn-Film
Transglobe-Film
Distributed byHerzog-Filmverleih
Release date
18 September 1952
Running time
89 minutes
CountryAustria
Language German

Adventure in Vienna (German: Abenteuer in Wien) is a 1952 Austrian crime thriller film directed by Emil E. Reinert and starring Gustav Fröhlich, Cornell Borchers and Adrienne Gessner. [1] It is an adaptation of the 1933 novel I Was Jack Mortimer by Alexander Lernet-Holenia. A separate English-language version Stolen Identity was also produced.

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The film's sets were designed by the art directors Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff and Fritz Moegle. It was shot at the Schönbrunn Studios in Vienna and on location across the city. The costumes were designed by Nadja Tiller, better known as an actress.

Synopsis

The story takes place over New Year's Eve in Vienna where a taxi driver without papers is tempted to assume the identity of another man.

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References

  1. Fritsche p.243

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