GenreComedy ProducerFranz Seitz, Jr. Duration LanguageGerman
Release date19 December 1967 WriterFranz Seitz, Ludwig Thoma (stories) CastHansi Kraus (Ludwig Thoma), Heidelinde Weis (Cora Reiser), Rudolf Rhomberg (Falkenberg/\'Kindlein\' Falkenberg), Elisabeth Flickenschildt (Aunt Frieda), Hubert von Meyerinck (von Below), Chantal Goya (Melanie) Similar moviesRelated Werner Jacobs movies
Wenn Ludwig ins Manöver zieht ("When the time has come for Ludwig to join the field exercise") is a 1967 West German comedy film directed by Werner Jacobs, starring Hansi Kraus as Ludwig Thoma, Heidelinde Weis and Rudolf Rhomberg. The script was provided by producer Franz Seitz who chose his pen name "Georg Laforet" for the credits. Besides many well-known actors of the day, the film also features Zlatko Čajkovski, 1967's trainer of FC Bayern Munich, his goal-getter Gerd Müller and his goalkeeper Sepp Maier.
Wenn ludwig ins manover zieht stadtkapelle schongau
The Prussian Army comes to Bavaria for a military exercise. They show off and try to demonstrate superiority. Yet they don't stand a chance because they are not prepared to tackle Ludwig's nifty pranks.
Hansi Kraus as Ludwig Thoma
Heidelinde Weis: Cora Reiser
Elisabeth Flickenschildt: Aunt Frieda
Rudolf Rhomberg: Pfarrer „Kindlein“ Falkenberg / Feldwebel Falkenberg