★★★☆☆ UK. 1h20m. Biography / Romance. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Guy Bolton, Alma Reville (screenplay) and Alfred Maria Willner, Heinz Reichert, Ernst Marischka (“Walzer aus Wien”). Cinematography by Glen MacWilliams. Starring Esmond Knight, Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn, Fay Compton, Frank Vosper, Robert Hale, Marcus Barron.
Part of the cycle of operetta films made in Britain during the 1930s, Hitchcock’s film is based on the stage musical, Waltzes from Vienna, which premiered in Vienna in October 1930.