Elisabeth of Austria (film)

Elisabeth of Austria (German: Elisabeth von Österreich) is a 1931 German historical drama film directed by Adolf Trotz and starring Lil Dagover, Paul Otto and Maria Matray.[1] It is a biopic of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

Elisabeth of Austria
Directed byAdolf Trotz
Written by
Starring
Music byFelix Günther
CinematographyFrederik Fuglsang
Edited byGéza Pollatschik
Production
company
Gottschalk Tonfilm
Distributed byUnion-Film GmbH
Release date
  • 21 July 1931 (1931-07-21)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

Plot

Empress Elizabeth of Austria (Lil Dagover) is a free spirit expected to conform herself in a regal manner and wed to Franz Joseph (Paul Otto) . Elizabeth cannot stand her royal life and all its protocol and decided to run away from the royal court to live a carefree existence among the people.

Cast

References

  1. Bock & Bergfelder p. 78

Bibliography

  • Bock, Hans-Michael; Bergfelder, Tim, eds. (2009). The Concise Cinegraph: Encyclopaedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9.
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