Die Gans von Sedan / Without Trumpet or Drum

TitleDie Gans von Sedan / Without Trumpet or Drum
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1959
AuthorsKäutner, Helmut
Running Time1h 30min
Date Released12/22/1959
CountryWest Germany
Publication LanguageGerman

A comedy produced by West Germany and France. After the battle of Sedan in September 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871) a pair of soldiers, one French and one German, become separated from their respective units. Taking shelter in a farmhouse, the two begin to bond despite their rivalry over a woman. When they hear the call for war, each one accidently wears the other's uniform.

Alternate TitleThe Goose of Sedan; Sans tambour ni trompette
Original PublicationDie Gans von Sedan
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