Release date23 December 1933 (1933-12-23) Initial releaseDecember 23, 1933 (Germany) CastRenate Müller (Susanne Lohr / Count Viktoria), Hermann Thimig (Schauspieler Viktor Hempel), Anton Walbrook (Robert), Hilde Hildebrand (Ellinor), Fritz Odemar (Douglas), Rudolf Platte Similar moviesReinhold Schunzel directed Victor and Victoria and wrote the screenplay for Victor Victoria
Viktor und viktoria 1933
Viktor and Viktoria (German: Viktor und Viktoria) is a 1933 German musical comedy film directed by Reinhold Schünzel, starring Renate Müller as a woman pretending to be a female impersonator. At the same time Schünzel shot the film in a French-language version as George and Georgette starring Meg Lemonnier and a French cast.
In 1935 Michael Balcon produced an English version First a Girl directed by Victor Saville and starring Jessie Matthews and Sonnie Hale. There was a remake Victor and Victoria in West-Germany by Karl Anton in 1957.
In 1982 Blake Edwards remade the film as Victor/Victoria and then based a stage musical on the film both starring Julie Andrews.