Three Girls Spinning

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Three Girls Spinning
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Directed by Carl Froelich
Produced by Hermann Brüning
Written by
Starring
Music by Hanson Milde-Meissner
Cinematography Bruno Stephan
Edited by Liselotte Cochius
Production
company
Carl Froelich-Film
Distributed byNeue Filmverleih
Release date
27 October 1950
Running time
110 minutes
CountryWest Germany
Language German

Three Girls Spinning (German : Drei Mädchen spinnen) is a 1950 West German comedy film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Albrecht Schoenhals, Adelheid Seeck and Axel von Ambesser. [1]

German language West Germanic language

German is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol in Italy, the German-speaking Community of Belgium and Liechtenstein. It is one of the three official languages of Luxembourg and a co-official language in the Opole Voivodeship in Poland. The languages that are most similar to the German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch, including Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. There are strong similarities in vocabulary with Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, although those belong to the North Germanic group. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language, after English.

A comedy film 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 – and derived from the classical comedy in theatre –, 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 Froelich German film director, cinematographer and film producer

Carl August Hugo Froelich was a German film pioneer and film director. He was born and died in Berlin.

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The film's sets were designed by the art director Erich Kettelhut.

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.

Erich Kettelhut Production designer, Art director, Set decorator

Erich Karl Heinrich Kettelhut was a German production designer, art director and set decorator. Kettelhut is considered as one of the most important artists in the history of early German cinema, mainly for his set direction for Die Nibelungen (1924) and his design and visual effects for Metropolis (1927). His early career was defined by a working relationship with fellow designers Otto Hunte and Karl Vollbrecht, the trio working on many of Fritz Lang's early German films. Despite being best known for his iconic visuals on several of the most important films of German Expressionist cinema, he is also noted for a career spanning into the 1960s and his work on more light-hearted films and musicals.

Cast

Albrecht Moritz James Karl Schoenhals was a German film actor.

Adelheid Seeck was a German film actress. She appeared in 27 films between 1941 and 1972. She starred in The Last Ones Shall Be First, which was entered into the 7th Berlin International Film Festival.

Axel Eugen Alexander von Oesterreich, better known as Axel von Ambesser, was a German actor and film director.

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References

  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 138

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