|I Am Sebastian Ott|
|German||Ich bin Sebastian Ott|
|Directed by||Willi Forst|
|Written by|| Axel Eggebrecht |
|Produced by||Willi Forst|
|Edited by||Hans Wolff|
|Music by||Theo Mackeben|
|Distributed by||Bavaria Film|
I Am Sebastian Ott (German : Ich bin Sebastian Ott) is a 1939 German crime film directed by Willi Forst and starring Forst, Gustav Diessl and Trude Marlen. Some of the film was shot by the assistant director Viktor Becker.
The film's sets were designed by the art director Kurt Herlth and Werner Schlichting. It was shot partly at the Sievering Studios in Vienna. It premiered at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War.
The plot revolves around art fraud with Forst playing the dual role of twins, one honest and the other corrupt.
Gustav Diessl was an Austrian artist, and film and stage actor.
Willi Forst, born Wilhelm Anton Frohs was an Austrian actor, screenwriter, film director, film producer and singer. As a debonair actor he was a darling of the German-speaking film audiences, as a director, one of the most significant makers of the Viennese period musical melodramas and comedies of the 1930s known as Wiener Filme. From the mid-1930s he also recorded many records, largely of sentimental Viennese songs, for the Odeon Records label owned by Carl Lindström AG.
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