Three Men in the Snow (1955 film)

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Three Men in the Snow
Three Men in the Snow (film).jpg
Directed by Kurt Hoffmann
Starring Paul Dahlke
Günther Lüders
Release date
  • 30 June 1955 (1955-06-30)
Running time
1h 33min
CountryAustria
LanguageGerman

Three Men in the Snow (German : Drei Männer im Schnee) is a 1955 German comedy film based on the eponymous novel by Erich Kästner.[ citation needed ]

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.

Erich Kästner German childrens writer

Emil Erich Kästner was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960 for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.

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Cast

Paul Victor Ernst Dahlke was a German stage and film actor.

Günther Lüders German actor

Günther Lüders was a German actor. He appeared in more than 120 films between 1934 and 1975. He lived in Urfeld am Walchensee from 1954 until 1975.

Claus Biederstaedt German actor

Claus Biederstaedt is a German actor and voice actor. He studied in Hamburg and began his career working with Joseph Offenbach. Among the actors for whom he has dubbed have been Yves Montand, Peter Falk, Marlon Brando, Vittorio Gassman, and James Garner.

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Paradise for Three, titled Romance for Three in the United Kingdom, is a 1938 romantic comedy film starring Frank Morgan as a wealthy industrialist who decides to find out about his German workers by temporarily living among them incognito. It was adapted from Erich Kästner's novel Three Men in the Snow, published in 1934.

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