Rigoletto or The King Amuses Himself (German: Der König amüsiert sich) is a 1918 Austrian silent historical film directed by Jacob Fleck, Luise Fleck and starring Wilhelm Klitsch, Hermann Benke and Liane Haid. It is based on the 1832 play by the French writer Victor Hugo. To recreate the look of Paris in the early sixteenth century, location shooting took place at the neo-gothic Vienna City Hall.


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    contentLocation France
    director Luise Fleck
    genre historical
    producer Anton Kolm
    productionCompany Wiener Kunstfilm