The Girl Irene

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The Girl Irene
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Directed by Reinhold Schünzel
Written by
Based on
play Sixteen
Produced by Erich von Neusser
Cinematography Robert Baberske
Edited by Arnfried Heyne
Music by Alois Melichar
Distributed byUFA
Release date
  • 9 October 1936 (1936-10-09)
Running time
95 minutes
Language German

The Girl Irene (German : Das Mädchen Irene) is a 1936 German drama film directed by Reinhold Schünzel and starring Lil Dagover, Sabine Peters and Geraldine Katt. [1] The widowed mother of a middle class family falls in love, provoking the jealousy of her daughter.



Jennifer Lawrence wishes to marry Sir John Corbett and first discusses it with her daughters Baba and Irene. Irene, who idealized her own father, is greatly opposed, but her mother decides to marry anyway. Irene runs away and tries to drown herself, but is saved, and Baba brings her home. Her mother explains that her idealization of her father was false, and Irene is reconciled. [2]


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