Shame on You, Brigitte!

Last updated
Shame on You, Brigitte!
Shame on You, Brigitte!.jpg
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
Production
company
Styria Film
Distributed by Gloria Film
Release date
  • 5 September 1952 (1952-09-05)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryAustria
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 .

Contents

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.

Synopsis

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.

Cast

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hans Moser (actor)</span> Austrian actor

Hans Moser was an Austrian actor who, during his long career, from the 1920s up to his death, mainly played in comedy films. He was particularly associated with the genre of the Wiener Film. Moser appeared in over 150 films.

<i>Ungeküsst soll man nicht schlafen gehn</i> 1936 film

Ungeküsst soll man nicht schlafen gehn is a 1936 Austrian comedy film. The screenplay was written by Fritz Koselka, the title song was composed by Robert Stolz, and the film was directed by E. W. Emo. The film, shot in black and white, starred the three most popular German-speaking comedians of the time—Heinz Rühmann, Hans Moser, and Theo Lingen. The leading roles were played by Liane Haid and Annie Rosar.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Heinz Rühmann</span> German actor (1902–1994)

Heinrich Wilhelm "Heinz" Rühmann was a German film actor who appeared in over 100 films between 1926 and 1993. He is one of the most famous and popular German actors of the 20th century, and is considered a German film legend. Rühmann is best known for playing the part of a comic ordinary citizen in film comedies such as Three from the Filling Station and The Punch Bowl. During his later years, he was also a respected character actor in films such as The Captain from Köpenick and It Happened in Broad Daylight. His only English-speaking movie was Ship of Fools in 1964.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Susi Lanner</span> Austrian actress

Susi Lanner was an Austrian film actress who played major roles in German productions from 1932 to 1937.

E. W. Emo was an Austrian film director.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Theo Lingen</span> German actor

Theo Lingen, born Franz Theodor Schmitz, was a German actor, film director and screenwriter. He appeared in more than 230 films between 1929 and 1978, and directed 21 films between 1936 and 1960.

<i>The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes</i> 1937 German film by Eduard von Borsody, Karl Hartl

The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes is a 1937 German mystery comedy film directed by Karl Hartl and starring Hans Albers, Heinz Rühmann and Marieluise Claudius.

<i>My Wife, the Impostor</i> 1931 film

My Wife, the Impostor is a 1931 German comedy film directed by Kurt Gerron and starring Heinz Rühmann, Käthe von Nagy and Fritz Grünbaum. It was shot at the Babelsberg Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Otto Erdmann and Hans Sohnle. A separate French-language version was also made, with a different cast.

<i>Happiness Is the Main Thing</i> 1941 film

Happiness is the Main Thing is a 1941 German comedy film directed by Theo Lingen and starring Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler and Ida Wüst. It was shot at the Bavaria Studios in Munich and the Hostivar Studios in Prague. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Rudolf Pfenninger and Ludwig Reiber. It premiered at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin.

<i>Women in Hospital</i> 1977 film

Women in Hospital is a 1977 West German drama film directed by Rolf Thiele and starring Horst Buchholz, Stephen Boyd, and Lillian Müller.

<i>Heaven on Earth</i> (1935 film) 1935 film

Heaven on Earth is a 1935 Austrian musical comedy film directed by E. W. Emo and starring Lizzi Holzschuh, Ilona Massey, and Heinz Rühmann.

<i>Winter Nights Dream</i> 1935 film

Winter Night's Dream is a 1935 German romantic comedy film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Magda Schneider, Wolf Albach-Retty, and Richard Romanowsky. It was shot at the Johannisthal Studios in Berlin and on location at the resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria. The film's sets were designed by the art director Emil Hasler.

<i>Theodore the Goalkeeper</i> 1950 film

Theodore the Goalkeeper is a 1950 Austrian-German sports comedy film directed by E. W. Emo and starring Theo Lingen, Hans Moser, and Josef Meinrad.

<i>Thirteen Chairs</i> (1938 film) 1938 film

Thirteen Chairs is a 1938 German comedy film directed by E. W. Emo and starring Heinz Rühmann, Hans Moser and Inge List. It is based on the 1928 novel The Twelve Chairs by Ilf and Petrov, one of numerous adaptations of the work.

<i>Seven Years Hard Luck</i> 1940 German romantic comedy film

Seven Years Hard Luck is a 1940 German romantic comedy film directed by Ernst Marischka and starring Hans Moser, Ida Wüst and Olly Holzmann.

<i>Seven Years of Good Luck</i> 1942 film

Seven Years of Good Luck is a 1942 German comedy film directed by Ernst Marischka and starring Wolf Albach-Retty, Theo Lingen and Hans Moser. It is a sequel to the 1940 film Seven Years Hard Luck.

<i>The Grand Dukes Finances</i> (1934 film) 1934 film

The Grand Duke's Finances is a 1934 German comedy film directed by Gustaf Gründgens and starring Viktor de Kowa, Hilde Weissner and Heinz Rühmann. It is a remake of the 1924 silent film of the same name by F. W. Murnau. The film was made at the Staaken Studios in Berlin while location shooting took place in Madeira and Tenerife. The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.

<i>And Who Is Kissing Me?</i> (1956 film) 1956 film

And Who Is Kissing Me? is a 1956 Austrian comedy film directed by Max Nosseck and starring Hans Moser, Grethe Weiser, Theo Lingen and Johannes Heesters, who each play themselves. The film's sets were designed by the art director Felix Smetana. Location shooting took place in Vienna. It is not a remake of the 1933 German film And Who Is Kissing Me?. The film is also known by the alternative title Ein Herz und eine Seele.

<i>Hello Porter</i> 1952 film

Hello Porter is a 1952 Austrian comedy film directed by Franz Antel and starring Paul Hörbiger, Hans Moser and Maria Andergast. It was shot at the Schönbrunn Studios in Vienna. The film's sets were designed by the art director Felix Smetana. Hörbiger and Moser appeared again together in the 1958 film Hello Taxi.

References

  1. Fritsche p.182

Bibliography