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Der Hauptmann von Koepenick


1956's Captain from Koepenick was the second film version of Der Hauptmann von Koepenick, a play by [[Performer~P118056~Carl Zuckmayer~carlzuckmayer]] (the first was directed by [[Performer~P105257~Richard Oswald~richardoswald]] in 1931). This fact-based seriocomedy stars Heinz Reuhmann as Berlin shoemaker Wilhelm Vogt, who in 1906 finds himself in possession of a Prussian military officer's uniform. Donning the outfit, Vogt struts about posing as a Captain, going so far as to declare martial law on the...more