The Naked Angel

The Naked Angel
Directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen
Produced by Caio Brant
Written by Arthur Schnitzler (novel)
César Tiempo
Carlos Hugo Christensen
Starring Olga Zubarry
Guillermo Battaglia
Carlos Cores
Eduardo Cuitiño
Music by George Andreani
Henrique Beltrao
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Cinematography Alfredo Traverso
George Fanto
Edited by Francisco Oyarzábal
Uiara Film
Release dates
  • November 14, 1946 (1946-11-14)
Running time
85 minutes
Country Argentina
Language Spanish

The Naked Angel (Spanish:El ángel desnudo) is a 1946 Argentine drama film directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen and starring Olga Zubarry, Guillermo Battaglia and Carlos Cores.[1] The film is based on the novella Fräulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler. The director, Christensen, had gained a reputation for exploring more sexual themes in his films than was traditional in Argentine cinema at the time.


A sculptor agrees to lend a bankrupt man money provided his beautiful daughter pose nude for his latest work of art.



  1. Rist p.156


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