The Blue Danube

The Blue Danube

The Blue Danube is a 1932 British romance film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Brigitte Helm, Joseph Schildkraut and Desmond Jeans. Its plot, based on a short story by Doris Zinkeisen, concerns a Hungarian gypsy who leaves his girlfriend for a countess, but soon begins to suffer heartache. The Blue Danube was made in both English and German-language versions.


In a Hungarian gypsy encampment, carefree Sandor (Joseph Schildkraut) lives with his beautiful sweetheart Yutka (Chili Bouchier). Into their lives rides a blonde countess (Brigitte Helm), with whom Sandor becomes infatuated.

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    contentLocation Hungary
    director Herbert Wilcox
    editor Michael Hankinson
    genre romance
    keywords chili bouchier lost love search
    musicBy Alfred Rode
    producer Herbert Wilcox
    productionCompany British & Dominions Film Corporation
    publisher Woolf & Freedman Film Service