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't Was één April

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Genre  Black-and-white
Language  Dutch
Director  Douglas Sirk
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Country  Netherlands
Writer  H.W. Litschke, Rudo Ritter
Release date  27 March 1936
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t Was een April is a 1936 Dutch film directed by Douglas Sirk and Jacques van Tol. It is a lost film.

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Plot

When Mister Vlasman gets promoted from baking bread to making macaroni, he and his wife want to enter high society. They could not be happier when a wealthy baron offers to introduce them into the high class. What they dont realise is that this was all an April Fools prank. Unfortunately for the pranksters, things get out of hand when a real baron visits the Vlasmans.

Cast

  • Jacques Van Bylevelt ... Heer Vlasman
  • Tilly Perin-Bouwmeester ... Vlasmans vrouw
  • Jopie Koopman ... Vlasmans dochter
  • Rob Milton ... Vlasmans dochters verloofde
  • Herman Tholen... Baron de Hoog van Vriesland
  • Johan Kaart ... Handelaar
  • Cissy Van Bennekom ... Vlasmans secretaresse
  • Pau Dana ... Secretaresse
  • Background

    The movie is a remake of the German film April, April! (1935), also directed by Douglas Sirk. In the German version the baron was a prince. Sirk never came to the Netherlands. All of his scenes were shot in Germany. Scenes in the Netherlands were directed by Jacques van Tol. No known copies of the film exist today.

    References

    t Was een April Wikipedia


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