The Beggar Student (1931 German film)

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The Beggar Student
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German Der Bettelstudent
Directed by Victor Janson
Written by Camillo Walzel (libretto)
Richard Genée (libretto)
Hans H. Zerlett
Produced by Gabriel Levy
StarringHans-Heinz Bollzmann
Jarmila Novotná
Fritz Schulz
Cinematography Guido Seeber
Edited by Ladislao Vajda
Music byFelix Günther
Distributed byAafa-Film
Release date
  • 3 February 1931 (1931-02-03)
Running time
92 minutes

The Beggar Student (German : Der Bettelstudent) is a 1931 German operetta film directed by Victor Janson and starring Hans-Heinz Bollmann, Jarmila Novotná and Fritz Schulz. [1] The film is based on the 1882 operetta The Beggar Student . A British version of the film The Beggar Student was also released the same year.


The film's art direction was by Botho Hoefer and Bernhard Schwidewski.


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  1. Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. p. 550. ISBN   978-1-57181-655-9.