Father, Mother and Nine Children

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Father, Mother and Nine Children
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German Vater, Mutter und neun Kinder
Directed by Erich Engels
Written by
Produced by Otto Meissner
Cinematography Albert Benitz
Edited by Martha Dübber
Music by
Deutsche Film Hansa
Distributed byDeutsche Film Hansa
Release date
  • 18 December 1958 (1958-12-18)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryWest Germany

Father, Mother and Nine Children (German : Vater, Mutter und neun Kinder) is a 1958 West German comedy film directed by Erich Engels and starring Heinz Erhardt, Camilla Spira and Corny Collins. [1]


The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag.


Friedrich Schiller, a baker and respected family man with nine children, is wrongly suspected of having an affair with his employer's wife.


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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. 113. ISBN   1571816550. JSTOR   j.ctt1x76dm6.