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The Man Who Couldn't Say No (1958 film)

The Man Who Couldn't Say No
The Man Who Couldn
Directed byKurt Früh [de]
Written byHans Jacoby (novel)
Max Kolpé
Produced byHelmut Beck
Ole Mynster
Preben Philipsen
Conrad von Molo
StarringHeinz Rühmann
Hannelore Schroth
Siegfried Lowitz
CinematographyGöran Strindberg
Edited byEdith Schlüssel
Music byHeinrich Sutermeister
Rialto Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
  • 4 September 1958 (1958-09-04)
Running time
91 minutes
West Germany

The Man Who Couldn't Say No (German: Der Mann, der nicht nein sagen konnte) is a 1958 comedy film directed by Kurt Früh [de] and starring Heinz Rühmann, Hannelore Schroth and Siegfried Lowitz.[1] It represented an early co-production between the Danish company Rialto Film and the German distributor Constantin Film.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Erik Aaes. It was shot at studios in Hellerup in Copenhagen and at the Bavaria Studios in Munich.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p. 242.


  • Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009.
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