Arzen von Cserepy WriterJohannes Brandt, Friedrich Pflughaupt, Ilse Spath-Baron Release date3 February 1933 DirectorsCarl Froelich, Arzen von Cserepy ScreenplayJohannes Brandt, Friedrich Pflughaupt, Ilse Spath-Baron CastOtto Gebühr (Friedrich II), Olga Tschechowa (Gräfin Mariann), Veit Harlan (Paul), Harry Frank (Rittmeister Hans von Wustrow), Werner Finck (Christian Kandidat der Theologie), Hans Adalbert Schlettow (Herzog Moritz von Dessau) Similar moviesVeit Harlan appears in Der Choral von Leuthen and directed Immensee
Der choral von leuthen the hymn of leuthen
Der Choral von Leuthen (The Hymn of Leuthen) was a 1933 German film depicting Frederick the Great, directed by Carl Froelich. The screenplay was written by Johannes Brandt and Ilse Spath-Baron. The film starred Otto Gebühr, Olga Tschechowa and Elga Brink. It was part of the cycle of nostalgic Prussian films popular during the Weimar and Nazi eras.
The film was loosely based on the novel Fridericus by Walter von Molo. It presented Frederick as an inspired leader.
The film premiered four days after Adolf Hitler became chancellor of the Reich.