The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)

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The Three from the Filling StationThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_0_0
Directed byThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_1_0 Wilhelm ThieleThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_1_1
Produced byThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_2_0 Erich PommerThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_2_1
Written byThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_3_0 Franz Schulz
Paul FrankThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_3_1
StarringThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_4_0 Lilian Harvey

Willy Fritsch Oskar Karlweis

Heinz RühmannThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_4_1
Music byThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_5_0 Werner R. HeymannThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_5_1
CinematographyThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_6_0 Franz PlanerThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_6_1
Edited byThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_7_0 Viktor GertlerThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_7_1
Production

companyThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_8_0

UFAThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_8_1
Distributed byThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_9_0 UFAThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_9_1
Release dateThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_10_0 15 September 1930The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_10_1
Running timeThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_11_0 99 minutesThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_11_1
CountryThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_12_0 GermanyThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_12_1
LanguageThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_13_0 GermanThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_13_1
BudgetThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_14_0 RM1.138mThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_14_1
Box officeThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_header_cell_0_15_0 RM3.090mThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_cell_0_15_1

The Three from the Filling Station (German: Die Drei von der Tankstelle) is a 1930 German musical film directed by Wilhelm Thiele and starring Lilian Harvey, Willy Fritsch, Heinz Rühmann, and Oskar Karlweis. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_0

Produced by Erich Pommer, the film was a major success for the UFA studio, outgrossing even The Blue Angel. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_1

Several songs composed by Werner R. Heymann and performed by the Comedian Harmonists have remained popular up to today. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_2

The film also had a heavy influence on Hollywood musicals during the 1930s. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_3

Plot summary The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_section_0

Completely broke, the three friends Willy, Kurt and Hans strand on a country road when they run out of fuel. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_4

They sell their car to acquire a nearby filling station. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_5

Taking turns at serving as petrol attendants the three independently of one another fall in love with the handsome and well-off customer Lilian, anxiously hiding their romance with each other. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_6

However, the young women only reciprocates Willy's feelings and invites him and his friends to a luxury restaurant in order to establish clarity. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_7

When Willy learns about his luck, he immediately renunciates his victory out of deference to his friends. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_8

To establish close ties, Lilian asks her father to found a petrol company and to employ Willy as managing-director. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_9

The young man attaches his consent to the recruitment of his friends. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_10

When Lilian proceeds to become his secretary, infuriated Willy dictates his dismissal notice which he promptly signs without further reading – and realises that in fact he has subscribed a marriage contract with Lilian. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_11

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A French-language version Le chemin du paradis was produced by UFA simultaneously, with Henri Garat taking Fritsch's part and Harvey reprising her own role (she was fluent in three languages). The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_12

A remake of the film The Three from the Filling Station starring Germaine Damar, Adrian Hoven, Walter Müller, and Walter Giller was released in 1955. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_13

Willy Fritsch again appeared, this time performing as Lilian's father. The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_14

Cast The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_section_2

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  • Lilian Harvey as Lilian CossmannThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_0
  • Willy Fritsch as WillyThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_1
  • Heinz Rühmann as HansThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_2
  • Oskar Karlweis as KurtThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_3
  • Fritz Kampers as Konsul CossmannThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_4
  • Olga Tschechowa as Edith von TurkowThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_5
  • Kurt Gerron as Doctor KalmusThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_6
  • Gertrud Wolle as Doctor Kalmus' SecretaryThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_7
  • Felix Bressart as the BailiffThe Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_item_0_8

The following musicians also make guest appearances in the film: The Three from the Filling Station (1930 film)_sentence_15

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