The Great Love (1942 film)

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The Great Love (German: Die große Liebe) is a 1942 German drama film directed by Rolf Hansen and starring Zarah Leander, Viktor Staal and Grethe Weiser.[1] It premiered in Berlin in 1942 and went on to become the most commercially successful film in the history of the Third Reich.[2]

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The Great Love
Directed byRolf Hansen
Written byPeter Groll
Rolf Hansen
Alexander Lernet-Holenia
Produced byWalter Bolz
StarringZarah Leander
Viktor Staal
Grethe Weiser
CinematographyFranz Weihmayr
Gerhard Huttula (special effects)
Edited byAnna Höllering
Music byMichael Jary
Distributed byDeutsche Filmvertriebs
Release date
  • 12 June 1942 (1942-06-12)
Running time
100 minutes
Budget3 million RM (equivalent to 13 million 2021 euros)
Box office8 million RM (equivalent to 34 million 2021 euros)

It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios with location shooting taking place in Berlin, Rome and Vienna. The film's sets were designed by the art director Walter Haag.