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At the turn of the 20th century, travelling salesman Virgil Smith journeys to Vienna in the hope he can sell a gramophone to Emperor Franz Joseph, whose purchase of the recent American invention could spur its popularity in Austria.

  1. Billy Wilder

    Director, Writer

  2. Charles Brackett


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bing Crosby

    Bing Crosby

    Virgil Smith

  2. Joan Fontaine

    Joan Fontaine

    Johanna Augusta Franziska

  3. Roland Culver

    Roland Culver

    Baron Holenia

  4. Lucile Watson

    Lucile Watson

    Princesse Bitotska

  5. Richard Haydn

    Richard Haydn

    l'empereur Fran├žois-Joseph

Full Cast & Crew

The Emperor Waltz
The Emperor Waltz


Status Released

Release Information

  • July 2, 1948


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -



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