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15 Ratings

The Emperor Waltz

Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1948
Comedy, Musical, Romance


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. He also meet a Countess and after the usual misunderstandings, falls in love with her, this is especially assisted by his dog Buttons.

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The Emperor Waltz Directed by Billy Wilder

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1949 | 2 nominations including: Best Costume Design, Color

Writers Guild of America

1949 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

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