Der 42 Himmel (1962)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Comedy  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland  |  
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A shy and humble little desk clerk (Walter Roderer) launches into an unexpected adventure (for him) in this modest comedy by Kurt Frueh, a comedy liberally dosed with songs. The desk clerk works in City Hall and when he is promoted to officiating at civil marriage ceremonies he is ecstatic -- that is a promotion he has only dreamed of. But woe-and-behold, just as he is marrying a bride who has actually caught his fancy, her groom opts for a resounding "No" and leaves her in the lurch at City Hall. The clerk suddenly looks like he has a chance to make his romantic daydreams come true, though he is not counting on the bride's best friend. She likes him herself and has her own plans for his future.



clerk, groom [bridegroom], jilted, love, love-triangle, promotion, romance