German-Speaking Emigrés
in British Cinema

A Biographical Database



Title of The Play HASSAN
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1951
Place of Premiere Cambridge Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Basil Dean
Director Basil Dean
Author James Elroy Flecker
Cast Frederick Valk, Andre Huguenet, Elizabeth Sellars, Hilda Simms, Laurence Hardy, Laurence Harvey
Literature Times, 10 May 1951
Spectator, 18 May 1951
Jewish Chronicle, 18 May 1951
Punch, 23 May 1951
Special notes "Mr. Frederick Valk makes a formidable Caliph (his ascent in the basket suggests a balloonatic Valkyrie) but his enunciation of English verse is still imperfect." (Eric Keown, Punch)

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