The Prisoner (1949 film)
|Directed by||Gustav Fröhlich|
|Produced by||Rolf Meyer|
|Edited by||Martha Dübber|
|Music by||Werner Eisbrenner|
Junge Film-Union Rolf Meyer
|Distributed by||Schorcht Filmverleih|
The Prisoner (German: Der Bagnosträfling) is a 1949 West German historical adventure film directed by Gustav Fröhlich and starring Paul Dahlke, Richard Häussler, and Käthe Dorsch. It is based a novel by the French writer Honoré de Balzac.
It was made at the Bendestorf Studios outside Hamburg. The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.
- Paul Dahlke as Robert
- Richard Häussler as Pierre
- Käthe Dorsch as Eugenie, Marquise de Troissaules
- Winnie Markus as Cyprienne
- Udo Loeptin as Tamboryn
- Walter Franck as Courbet, Kriminalinspektor
- Paul Hörbiger as Dr. Bianchon, Armenarzt von Paris
- Ida Ehre as Madame Vauquer
- Jester Naefe as Nanette
- Albert Florath as Livreuil, Präsident Bank von Frankreich
- Adrian Hoven as Victor
- Peter Mosbacher as Lapin
- Joseph Offenbach as Dubois
- Karl-Heinz Peters as Martell
- Otto Gebühr as Jean
- Helmuth Rudolph as Innenminister v. Frankreich
- Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
- The Prisoner at IMDb
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