Call number: DVD-5321


GOETZ, Curt
Napoleon ist an allem schuld [It's All Napoleon's Fault] [Napoleon is to Blame for Everything]

Tobis-Filmkunst GmbH, Berlin, 1938
Screenplay: Curt Goetz, Karl Peter Gillmann
Photography: Friedl Behn-Grund
Production design: Emil Hasler
Music: Franz Grothe
Song lyrics: Willy Dehmel
Song sung by: Kirsten Heiberg

Lord Arthur Cavershoot 		                Curt Goetz	
The dancer Madeleine, known as Pünktchen        Else von Möllendorff
Fifi 					        Kirsten Heiberg	
Lady Josephine Cavershoot 	                Valerie von Martens	
Lord Cunningham 			        Paul Henckels	
Professor Meunier 			        Max Gülstorff	
Lord Cavershoot's servant Rustan	        Willi Schur	
Chambermaid Madge		                Maria Krahn	
Lady Cavershoot's butler William                Leopold von Ledebur	
Director Cukier			                Eberhard Leithoff
Revue poet				        Hans Mierendorff	
Radio reporter			                Rudolf Schündler
Mr Harrison 				        Eduard von Winterstein	
Minister 				        Jack Trevor	
Madame Prunelle 			        Olga Limburg	
Actor playing Napoleon 		                Hermann Pfeiffer	
Young reporter in Paris 		        Horst Birr	
First dancer				        Edmund Leslie	
Second dancer			                Christel Schmitz	
First Member of the Receiving Committee	        Peter Busse	
Second Member of the Receiving Committee        Angelo Ferrari	
Third Member of the Receiving Committee         Alfred Karen	
First participant in the Napoleon Congress	Eugen von Bongardt	
Second participant in the Napoleon Congress	Egon Brosig
Third participant in the Napoleon Congress	Wilhelm Kaiser-Heyl
Fourth participant in the Napoleon Congress	Serag Monier	
Fifth participant in the Napoleon Congress	Werner Schott
Sixth participant in the Napoleon Congress	Otto Stoeckel
Tour guide on bus		                Walter Gross	
Host in Apache territory	                Leo Sloma	
His assistant			                Charly Berger	
Detective in territory	                        Fred Goebel	
Servant			                        Lothar Glathe	
Employee in the Paris theatre 	                Karl Platen
88 minutes
In German with optional English subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 1.37:1, 4:3
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Erinnerungen an Curt Goetz - Valerie von Martens-Goetz erzählt (Remembering Curt Goetz with Valerie von Martens-Goetz), directed by Horst Jaedicke, Süddeutscher Rundfunk, Stuttgart, 1983, extract about Napoleon ist an allem schuld, 8 minutes 20 seconds, in German with optional English subtitles
Lohengrin popelt... (Lohengrin's Picking His Nose...), directed by Peter Voss, Südwestfunk, 1988, 44 minutes, in German with optional English subtitles
Trailer for Goetz's films Frauenarzt Dr Prätorius, Das Haus in Montevideo and Hokuspokus, 9 minutes 3 seconds
8-page booklet, in German and English
Source Edition Filmmuseum 13

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