Beloved Impostor (1961 film)

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Beloved Impostor
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Theatrical film poster
German Geliebte Hochstaplerin
Directed by Ákos Ráthonyi
Written by Gregor von Rezzori
Charles Regnier
Based onLa Prétentaine
by Jacques Deval
Produced by Walter Koppel
Eberhard Krause
Gyula Trebitsch
Starring Nadja Tiller
Walter Giller
Elke Sommer
Cinematography Günther Anders
Edited byCaspar van den Berg
Ursula van den Berg
Music by Siegfried Franz
Distributed byEuropa-Filmverleih
Release date
  • 16 December 1961 (1961-12-16)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryWest Germany

Beloved Impostor (German: Geliebte Hochstaplerin) is a 1961 German comedy film directed by Ákos Ráthonyi and starring Nadja Tiller, Walter Giller, Elke Sommer and Dietmar Schönherr. [1] It is based on a play by Jacques Deval. [2]


The film's sets were designed by the art directors Albrecht Becker and Herbert Kirchhoff. It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg with location shooting aboard the ocean liner SS Hanseatic .


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  1. Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York, NY: Berghahn Books. p. 11. ISBN   1571816550. JSTOR   j.ctt1x76dm6.