Laughing Heirs (Blu-ray)

Directed by Max Ophüls

Release Year: 1933
Running Time: 75
UPC: 7 38329 25718 7
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: B&W
Country: Germany
Language: German with English Subtitles
Genres: Comedy
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Cast
Heinz Rühmann
Lien Deyers
Lizzi Waldmüller

Crew
Directed by Max Ophüls

In this delightful romantic comedy set in the heart of Rhine River wine country, boyish Heinz Rühmann (The Man in Search of His Murderer) stars as a bachelor who stands to inherit the vineyards of Bockelmann champagne. But the inheritance comes with a caveat: he must abstain from any alcohol consumption for a full month—not an easy task when surrounded by some of Europe’s finest wineries. A boisterous celebration of the pleasures of German wine, Laughing Heirs offered American audiences of 1933 a welcome escape from Prohibition, and offers today’s viewers a fascinating view of the vineyards of pre-WWII Germany and France.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio commentary by Anthony Slide


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