The Emperor Waltz 1948

by Youtube Movie Post

The Emperor Waltz ~ Traveling Salesman Virgil Smith wants to sell his Grammophones in pre-WWI Austria. To enhance this, he especially wants to sell one to Emperor Franz Joseph, but at first the Austrian palace guards think he is carrying a bomb. He meets the Countess Johanna von Stolzenberg-Stolzenberg and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons. But the relation between a Countess and an ordinary U.S. citizen cannot work in Austria, that is the Emperor’s opinion. Is he wrong ?

Director / Writer:  Billy Wilder
Actor:  Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Roland Culver, Lucile Watson, Richard Haydn

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