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Das Erbe der Guldenburgs 

The series is based on an aristocratic German family (The Guldenburgs). It deals with the various relationships and problems the family goes through. The Guldenburgs live outside Hamburg at... See full summary »




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Complete series cast summary:
Christiane Hörbiger ...  Christine von Guldenburg 40 episodes, 1987-1990
Wilfried Baasner Wilfried Baasner ...  Achim Lauritzen 39 episodes, 1987-1990
Iris Berben ...  Evelyn Lauritzen 37 episodes, 1987-1990
Katharina Böhm ...  Susanne von Guldenburg 36 episodes, 1987-1990
Susanne Uhlen ...  Kitty Balbeck 36 episodes, 1987-1990
Friedrich Schütter Friedrich Schütter ...  Kurt Kröger 36 episodes, 1987-1990
Sigmar Solbach Sigmar Solbach ...  Jan Balbeck 35 episodes, 1987-1990
Ruth-Maria Kubitschek ...  Margot Balbeck 34 episodes, 1987-1990
Sydne Rome ...  Carina de Angeli / ... 32 episodes, 1987-1990
Ingeborg Christiansen Ingeborg Christiansen ...  Johanna Kröger 28 episodes, 1987-1990
Alexander Wussow Alexander Wussow ...  Tobias Kröger 27 episodes, 1987-1990
Wolf Roth ...  Thomas von Guldenburg 26 episodes, 1987-1990
Friedrich von Thun ...  Hannes von Meerungen 25 episodes, 1989-1990
Brigitte Horney ...  Hertha von Guldenburg 23 episodes, 1987-1990
Jochen Horst ...  Alexander von Guldenburg 23 episodes, 1987-1990
Monika Peitsch ...  Aenne Günther 23 episodes, 1987-1990
Astrid Meyer-Gossler Astrid Meyer-Gossler ...  Gisela Reinders 22 episodes, 1987-1990
Heidelinde Weis ...  Carina di Angeli / ... 19 episodes, 1987-1990
Arne Kaehler Arne Kaehler ...  Martin di Angeli / ... 18 episodes, 1987-1990
Karl Schönböck ...  Graf Steinfeld 18 episodes, 1987-1990


The series is based on an aristocratic German family (The Guldenburgs). It deals with the various relationships and problems the family goes through. The Guldenburgs live outside Hamburg at Castle Guldenburg, which is set on a large farm and is also the location of the family brewery (the chief source of their fortune). A Hamburg family - the Balbecks are the rival Beer-makers and seek to buy-out the Guldenburgs. Things are complicated by Thomas von Guldenburg falling in love with Kitty (Catherine) Balbeck. The Guldenburgs themselves are not a unified family. Herta, the dowager Countess, never really approved of Christine,the present Countess. Christine's husband (Herta's son) is dead, leaving her two children, Susanne (Nana) and Alexander (Sacha). There are also two children from the Count's first marriage - Thomas and Evelyn. Evelyn is married to Achim Lauritzen - who works for the Balbecks and attempts to undermine the Guldenburgs. Christine is the principal heroine as she ... Written by MoS <ptxian01@sonnenberg.uct.ac.za>

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Both beer types Guldenburg and Balbeck were brewd by the ASTRA Brauerei Hamburg, Germany. See more »

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18 November 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...for the clash and mix of different pieces defining different worlds. for the grace and precision to transform in more than a soap opera a large story , mixture of aristocratic tradition and the pragmatism of a world who has as belief only the profit. for few splendid performances, castles and an industry in expansion. so, a seductive story. and a trip across the labyrinths of a fight long and without mercy.

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Release Date:

29 January 1987 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A Guldenburgok öröksége See more »

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Studio Hamburg, Germany See more »

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1.33 : 1
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