Three Bluejackets and a Blonde

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Three Bluejackets and a Blonde
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Directed by Carl Boese
Produced byCarl Boese
Written by Marie Luise Droop
Starring Charlotte Ander
Heinz Rühmann
Friedrich Benfer
Music by Eduard Künneke
Cinematography Franz Koch
Edited by Putty Krafft
Production
company
Carl Boese-Film
Distributed byMetropol-Film
Release date
2 October 1933
Running time
88 minutes
CountryGermany
Language German

Three Bluejackets and a Blonde (German: Drei blaue Jungs, ein blondes Mädel) is a 1933 German comedy film directed by Carl Boese and starring Charlotte Ander, Heinz Rühmann and Friedrich Benfer. [1]

Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending. One of the oldest genres in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. When sound films became more prevalent during the 1920s, comedy films took another swing, as laughter could result from burlesque situations but also dialogue.

Carl Boese was a German film director, screenwriter and producer. He directed 158 films between 1917 and 1957.

Singer/actress Charlotte Ander was the daughter of German stage/film couple Rudolf Andersch and Ida Perry. Ander was trained at the Berliner Staatstheater. Charlotte was a star in the silent era before making the transition to sound. Her film career started in 1920 with the film Die letzte Stunde and Danton (1921). Innumerable starring roles in silent movies and early talkies with super-stars Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich, and Hans Albers followed.

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The film's sets were designed by the art director Karl Machus.

Art director is the title for a variety of similar job functions in theater, advertising, marketing, publishing, fashion, film and television, the Internet, and video games.

Karl Machus (1884–1944) was a German art director. Along with Erich Zander he designed the sets for most of the films made by director Veit Harlan during the Nazi era.

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Heinz Rühmann 1902-1994 German actor

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 his comedic "Average Guys" 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.

Friedrich Benfer was a German film actor.

Fritz Kampers actor

Fritz Kampers was a German film actor. He appeared in 261 films between 1913 and 1950.

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  1. Parish & Canham p.27

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