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Elisabeth Bergner is a Actor and Executive Producer Autrichienne born on 22 august 1897 at Drohobych (Ukraine)

Elisabeth Bergner

Elisabeth Bergner
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Birth name Elisabeth Ettel
Nationality Austria
Birth 22 august 1897 at Drohobych (Ukraine)
Death 12 may 1986 (at 88 years) at London (United-kingdom)

Elisabeth Bergner (22 August 1897 – 12 May 1986) was a German language film and stage actress who acted in Germany until moving to England to escape the Nazi threat to the Jews. Joseph L. Mankiewicz's classic film All About Eve was reportedly based on her own experience of employing a young female admirer who then tries to upstage her.

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Paul Czinner
Paul Czinner
(13 films)
Carl Mayer
Carl Mayer
(5 films)
Gary Conklin
Gary Conklin
(1 films)
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Filmography of Elisabeth Bergner (19 films)

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Strogoff (1970)
, 2h
Directed by Eriprando Visconti
Origin France
Genres Adventure, Historical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities, La cécité
Actors John Phillip Law, Hiram Keller, Mimsy Farmer, Delia Boccardo, Kurt Meisel, Elisabeth Bergner
Roles Mother
Rating63% 3.180543.180543.180543.180543.18054
Le film est une adaptation du roman Michel Strogoff de Jules Verne.
Cry of the Banshee, 1h31
Directed by Gordon Hessler
Genres Horror
Actors Vincent Price, Elisabeth Bergner, Hilary Dwyer, Essy Persson, Stephen Rea, Patrick Mower
Roles Oona
Rating55% 2.7509552.7509552.7509552.7509552.750955
The film is set in Elizabethan England and revolves around a wicked magistrate who tries to kill all the members of a coven of witches. It opens, like many Vincent Price movies, with a quote from Edgar Allan Poe--in this case, The Bells.
49th Parallel, 2h3
Directed by Michael Powell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Politique, Prison films, Transport films, Aviation films, La bataille de l'Atlantique, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Political films, Documentary films about World War II
Actors Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Raymond Lovell, Niall MacGinnis, Anton Walbrook
Roles Anna
Rating72% 3.6462553.6462553.6462553.6462553.646255
Early in the Second World War, U-37, a German U-boat, makes its way to Canadian waters and participates in the Battle of the St. Lawrence. It succeeds in evading an RCAF patrol and moves north. While a raiding party of six Nazi sailors is put ashore in an attempt to obtain supplies, the U-boat is sunk in Hudson Bay. The six attempt to evade capture by traveling across Canada to the still-neutral United States.
Paris Calling, 1h35
Directed by Edwin L. Marin, Jean Negulesco
Origin USA
Genres War, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Romance
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Elisabeth Bergner, Randolph Scott, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Charles Arnt, Lee J. Cobb
Roles Marianne Jannetier
Rating61% 3.089513.089513.089513.089513.08951
Marianne Jannetier, a well-to-do Parisian, engaged to Andre Benoit, a high-ranking government official, flees the city when the goose-stepping Nazi storm-troopers arrive.
Stolen Life
Directed by Paul Czinner
Genres Drama
Actors Elisabeth Bergner, Michael Redgrave, Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Ainley, Daniel Mendaille, Stella Arbenina
Roles Sylvina Lawrence / Martina Lawrence
Rating67% 3.3749253.3749253.3749253.3749253.374925
Dreaming Lips, 1h34
Directed by Lee Garmes, Paul Czinner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Elisabeth Bergner, Raymond Massey, Romney Brent, Joyce Bland, Felix Aylmer, J. Fisher White
Roles Gaby Lawrence
Rating57% 2.8980252.8980252.8980252.8980252.898025
The wife (Bergner) of a violin player (Brent) in a famous orchestra, falls in love with her husband's friend and, tragically, drowns herself.
As You Like It, 1h36
Directed by Joseph Schenck, Paul Czinner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Children's films
Actors Laurence Olivier, Elisabeth Bergner, Felix Aylmer, John Laurie, Henry Ainley, Austin Trevor
Roles Rosalind
Rating58% 2.901672.901672.901672.901672.90167
Duke Frederick (Felix Aylmer) has usurped and deposed his older brother, Duke Senior (Henry Ainley). Frederick allows the exiled Duke's daughter, Rosalind (Elisabeth Bergner), however, to stay, as she is the closest friend of his daughter, Celia (Sophie Stewart). Orlando (Laurence Olivier), who has been forced to flee his home due to the oppression from his brother, Oliver (John Laurie), comes to the Frederick's Duchy, and enters a wrestling tournament. On leaving the Duchy, Orlando encounters Rosalind, and it is love at first sight. Frederick then becomes angry, and banishes Rosalind. Celia decides to accompany her, along with a jester, Touchstone (Mackenzie Ward).
The Rise of Catherine the Great, 1h35
Directed by Alexander Korda, Paul Czinner
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Théâtre, Political films, Films based on plays, Films about royalty
Actors Elisabeth Bergner, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Flora Robson, Warner Oland, Dorothy Hale, Gerald du Maurier
Roles Catherine
Rating62% 3.1447853.1447853.1447853.1447853.144785
This historical drama recounts the events that led to the accession of Catherine the Great, Empress of all the Russias. The film opens with the arrival of Princess Sophie Auguste Frederika – whose name would be changed to ‘Catherine’ – from her father’s court of Anhalt-Zerbst (in modern Germany) to the court of the Empress Elizabeth. "Little Catherine" is to marry the Grand Duke Peter, nephew and heir presumptive of the unmarried and childless Empress Elizabeth.
Dreaming Lips, 1h35
Directed by Paul Czinner
Origin German
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Elisabeth Bergner, Rudolf Forster, Anton Edthofer, Margarete Hruby, Jaro Fürth, Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur
Roles Gaby
Rating68% 3.410333.410333.410333.410333.41033
Peter, musicien d'orchestre, s'inquiète assez pour sa jeune femme, Gaby. Quand elle rencontre l'ami de Pierre, Michael, elle tombe amoureuse du virtuose du violon, mais à partir de là elle vit avec conscience. D'une part, elle ne croit pas à la continuité du mariage avec Peter, d'autre part, elle ne veut pas sortir d'une vie conjugale sûre. Quand Peter tombe gravement malade, elle se tourne vers son mari. Mais l'amour pour Michael est plus fort. Désespérée et sans foi dans une façon de sortir de son sentiment gênant, elle met fin à ses jours.
Ariane (1931)

Directed by Paul Czinner
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Elisabeth Bergner, Rudolf Forster, Theodor Loos
Roles Ariane Kusnetzowa
Rating65% 3.2867653.2867653.2867653.2867653.286765
Une étudiante russe a Paris prend pour amant un séducteur quadragénaire.