Original TitleBekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull
- Director: Kurt Hoffmann
- Writer: Thomas Mann; Erika Mann
- Producer: Hans Abich; Rolf Thiele
Even as a child, little Felix Krull manipulated his environment at will and wrapped his parents around his finger. After the bankruptcy and suicide of Krull Senior, his godfather takes Felix under his wing. After Felix successfully shirks military service, his uncle gives him a job as an elevator operator in a posh hotel in Monte Carlo. Felix's career moves quickly and - soon - the ladies succumb to his charm.