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Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach (1953)

Actress Patty O'Neill meets playboy architect Donald Gresham on the observation deck of the Empire State Building and accepts his invitation to join him for drinks and dinner in his apartment.

Director:

Otto Preminger

Writers:

F. Hugh Herbert (play), Carl Zuckmayer (German dialogue)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hardy Krüger ... Donald Gresham
Johannes Heesters ... David Slader
Johanna Matz ... Patty O'Neill
Tom Tully ... Michael O'Neill
Dawn Addams ... Cynthia Slader
Fortunio Bonanova ... TV Ansager
Gregory Ratoff ... Taxi Fahrer
Otto Preminger ... Voice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sig Ruman ... Michael O'Neill (unconfirmed)
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Storyline

Actress Patty O'Neill meets playboy architect Donald Gresham on the observation deck of the Empire State Building and accepts his invitation to join him for drinks and dinner in his apartment.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

German

Release Date:

16 December 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Girl on the Roof See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Otto Preminger Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

William Holden and Maggie McNamara appear uncredited as tourists on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Hardy Krüger and Johanna Matz make the same cameos in the USA version, The Moon Is Blue (1953). Director Otto Preminger simultaneously shot both versions of this film on the same sets. See more »

Alternate Versions

"The Moon is Blue" 1953 See more »

Connections

Referenced in Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach
Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert
Lyrics by Carl Zuckmayer
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