Shame on You, Brigitte!

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Shame on You, Brigitte!
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Directed by E.W. Emo
Written by Karl Farkas
E.W. Emo
Hugo Maria Kritz
Based onBubusch by Gábor Vaszary
Produced by Heinrich Haas
Jakob Palle
Starring Heinz Rühmann
Hans Moser
Theo Lingen
Cinematography Oskar Schnirch
Edited by Hermann Leitner
Music by Heinz Sandauer
Styria Film
Distributed by Gloria Film
Release date
5 September 1952
Running time
87 minutes
Language German

Shame on You, Brigitte! (German: Schäm' dich, Brigitte!) is a 1952 Austrian comedy film directed by E.W. Emo and starring Heinz Rühmann, Hans Moser and Theo Lingen. [1] It was later released in West Germany under the alternative title Wir werden das Kind schon schaukeln. It is based on the play Bubusch, a German-language version of a work by Hungarian writer Gábor Vaszary, which had previously been adapted into the 1943 German film Geliebter Schatz .


The film was made with the backing of Gloria Film, which handled its distribution in the lucrative West German market. It was shot at the Schönbrunn Studios and on location around Vienna. The film's sets were designed by the art director Gustav Abel.


When a mathematics teacher discovers a love letter on one of his students, Brigitte Schneider, he goes to visit her family to inform them. However, she persuades the maid to pretend to be her mother. Further confusion arises when her real mother later discovers the letter and assumes it has been written by her husband to his own lover.


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