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Charley's Aunt Double Feature [DVD]

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Charley's Tante
Charley's Tante
The classic British stage farce Charley's Aunt is given a Teutonic flavor in this 1956 release. The story is updated and the character names changed, but the plot, about a young man forced by circumstances to dress up as a middle-aged woman, remains intact. Heinz Ruehmann stars as Dr. Otto Dernburg (originally "Lord Fancourt Babberly"), whose friends Charley (Walter Giller) and Ralf (Claus Biederstadt) are expecting female visitors. The girls won't show up without a chaperone, so Otto is inveigled into disguising himself as "Charley's Aunt, from Brazil, where the nuts come from." The comedy of errors and misunderstandings is played to the hilt, with time out for an unexpected musical number. Charley's Tante was one of Germany's biggest film hits of the mid-1950s. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Peter Alexander
    Peter Alexander
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    Alfred Boehm
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    Fritz Eckhardt
  • Peter Vogel
    Peter Vogel
  • Rudolf Vogel
    Rudolf Vogel
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