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Oh, Rosalinda!! (1955)
"Radio Times" film guide
Director - Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Screenplay - Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Producers - Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
Starring - Michael Redgrave
Running Time - 100 mins
Country of Origin - UK
A splendidly original British musical, an update of the Strauss opera Die Fledermaus set in postwar Vienna, though clearly based at Elstree Studios, with a marvellous international cast obviously enjoying itself under co-directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Time has been kind to this stylish exercise, which was derided on its first release, and the Cinemascope and Eastman Colour design is a period joy. Michael Redgrave and Ludmilla Tcherina are the stars, with support from Anton Walbrook, reprising his La Ronde persona, and Mel Ferrer, and if you watch closely you might spot director John Schlesinger in uniform in a jeep. In its day, this went out in an unheralded double-bill with film noir classic The Big Combo.