Swelling Melodies

Swelling Melodies is a 1955 East German musical film directed by E.W. Fiedler and starring Erich Arnold, Jarmila Ksírová and Sonja Schöner. It is an adaptation of the operetta Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II and Richard Genée and was part of a tradition of operetta films in German cinema.. It was released in 1955, and sold 4,968,582 tickets.

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    contentLocation Vienna
    director Ernst Wilhelm Fiedler
    editor DEFA
    genre historical
    musicBy Johann Strauss II
    publisher VEB Progress Film
    theme musical operetta