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Women Are Better Diplomats (1941)

Frauen sind doch bessere Diplomaten (original title)
A seductive dancer (Marika Rökk) helps her uncle to fight against the closing of his casino. Through her feminine charm she achieves diplomatic success.

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Georg Jacoby
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marika Rökk ... Marie-Luise Pally
Willy Fritsch ... Rittmeister von Karstein
Aribert Wäscher Aribert Wäscher ... Der Landgraf
Hans Leibelt ... Geheimrat Berger
Ursula Herking Ursula Herking ... Mariechen
Herbert Hübner ... Dr. Schuster
Carl Kuhlmann Carl Kuhlmann ... Paul Lamberg - Direktor des Spielcasinos Homburg (as Karl Kuhlmann)
Georg Alexander ... Viktor Sugorsky
Leo Peukert ... Der Bürgermeister
Erika von Thellmann ... Seine Frau
Erich Fiedler Erich Fiedler ... Oberleutnant Keller
Karl Günther Karl Günther ... Der General
Rudolf Carl ... Karl - Bursche des Rittmeisters von Karstein
Edith Oß ... Annette
Eva Tinschmann
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Storyline

A seductive dancer (Marika Rökk) helps her uncle to fight against the closing of his casino. Through her feminine charm she achieves diplomatic success.

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

31 October 1941 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Kobiety sa jednak lepszymi dyplomatami See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universum Film (UFA) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Supporting actor Karel Stepanek emigrated during the nearly three years of production and was replaced by Rudolf Carl. Cutting and new shooting came to 500,000 RM additional production cost, because color processing had been developed further. See more »

Connections

Featured in Münchhausen - Ein Mythos in Agfacolor (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Ach ich liebe alle Frauen
Music by Franz Grothe
Lyrics by Willy Dehmel
Sung by Marika Rökk
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Knocked together first Agfa Colour Feature
30 March 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

The shooting of this film took almost 2 years due to ongoing innovations of the colour processing and some personal problems. Whether these were the causes or not, fact is that this a knocked together, as good as unwatchable bad film, that is far below the standards of director Georg Jacoby whose aspirations were already never that high.

With a clumsy told story, there is an incredible obtuse ballet on the grass, and Marika Rökk's dancing that is plumper than ever. Even Willy Fritsch and Franz Grothe's music can not save this one.

This film is worth watching for one aspect only: being the first feature in Agfa colour.


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