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Amico (film)

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Directed byGerhard T. Buchholz
Written by
Produced byHans Domnick
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Edited byHans Domnick
Music byHans-Martin Majewski
Hans Domnick Filmproduktion
Distributed byOmnium-Film
Release date
  • 7 April 1949 (1949-04-07)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryWest Germany

Amico is a 1949 West German comedy film directed by Gerhard T. Buchholz and starring Otto Wernicke, Margarete Haagen, and Kirsten Heiberg.[1] It was shot at the Göttingen Studios and on location around Kassel in Hesse. The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag.


The film focuses on a plush apartment building and its various occupants. It is owned by Robert Kornagel, a confectioner who comes into conflict with one of the new residents, retired stage actress Elisabeth Herzog over her schnauzer called Amico.


  • Otto Wernicke as Robert Kornagel, Konditormeister
  • Margarete Haagen as Elisabeth Herzog, ehem. Hofschauspielerin
  • Kirsten Heiberg as Didi Roesch, Barbesitzerin
  • Helmuth Rudolph as Dr. Heidenreich, Tierarzt
  • Margit Kay as Helga Kornagel
  • Hubert von Meyerinck as Schwarz, Oberkellner
  • Günther Brackmann as Karl, Lehrling
  • Gabriele Roden as Anni, Serviermädchen
  • Lothar Geist as Pfeiffer, Geselle bei Kornagel
  • Roma Bahn as Frau Mahlzahn
  • Grethe Weiser as Frau Riebnitz
  • Bob Iller as Heinz Klaus
  • Tilo von Berlepsch as Freddy Müller
  • Kurt Hepperlin as Dr. Galling
  • Ingolf Kuntze as Jonny Dorten
  • Eva Thomsen as Marianne Worms
  • Inge von Mohr as Maria Binder
  • Wolf Harro as Dirrmoser
  • Erwin Pfeiffer as Friseur
  • Hedwig Wangel as Frau Fiebig
  • Karl-Heinz Peters as Herr Lantin
  • Peter Rendalen as Baron
  • Loni Cordes as Frau Busse
  • Günter Kind as Friseur


  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p. 519


  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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