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Encyclopedia > Elisabeth Bergner

Elisabeth Bergner was born Elisabeth Ettel on August 22, 1897, in Drohobycz, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Drogobych, Ukraine). August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Official languages Latin, German, Hungarian Established church Roman Catholic Capital & Largest City Vienna pop. ... Drohobych (Ukrainian: ; Polish: Drohobycz, German: Drohobytsch; Russian: ; Yiddish: דראָביטש) is a city in the Ukrainian Lviv Oblast. ...


She began acting in Innsbruck at the age of 15. In Vienna, she worked as an artist's model, posing for sculptor Wilhelm Lehmbruck, who fell in love with her. She eventually moved to Munich and then Berlin. Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ... Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... Fashion model Daniella Sarahyba. ... Die Kniende (kneeing woman), 1911 Wilhelm Lehmbruck (* January 4, 1881 in Duisburg, † March 25, 1919 in Berlin) was a German sculptor. ... Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern). ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ...


In 1923 she made her film debut in Der Evangelimann. With the rise of Naziism, Bergner and her husband, Paul Czinner, both Jews, moved to London. Her Catherine the Great was banned in Germany because of her Jewishness. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for Escape Me Never in 1935. 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Paul Czinner, born May 30, 1890 in Budapest, Hungary, died June 22, 1972 in London, was a writer, film director and producer. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Escape Me Never is a play written by Margaret Kennedy based upon her 1930s novel The Fool of the Family. Set in pre World War I Europe, it tells the story of two brothers (Caryl and Sebastian Durbok) who are composers, share a flat, and are both in love... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


She went to Germany in 1954, where she acted in movies and on the stage; the Berlin district of Steglitz named a city park after her. 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Steglitz-Zehlendorf is a borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf. ...


She died in London, England on May 12, 1986, at the age of 88. London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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the inspiration for the charactor of Margo Channing

 in Joseph L. Mankiewicz s stunning film 

All about Eve 1950 as opposed to Tallulah Bankhead Bergner had a true life incident that thr writer Mary Orr Joseph Leo Mankiewicz (February 11, 1909–February 5, 1993) was a Jewish-Polish-American Hollywood screenwriter, director and producer. ...

 a writer based the plot of All about Eve on , 

it was published for Cosmopolitan and named it The Wisdom of Eve The term cosmopolitan refers to an individual who retains cultural roots in his or her country of origin, yet has adopted a wide taste for other cultures, and so lives both a local and global life. ...


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Elisabeth Bergner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (249 words)
Elisabeth Bergner was born Elisabeth Ettel on August 22, 1897, in Drohobycz, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Drogobych, Ukraine).
With the rise of Naziism, Bergner and her husband, Paul Czinner, both Jews, moved to London.
She died in London, England on May 12, 1986, at the age of 88.
Guardian | Elisabeth Furse (890 words)
Elisabeth Furse, who has died aged 92 - with mind, teeth and fearless spirit pretty well intact - was a second world war heroine and a lifelong defier of convention.
Here, she fell for the bisexual actor Elisabeth Bergner, in whose dressing-room she once asked the visiting Marlene Dietrich, "What is marriage like?" "I lie on my back, and count the flies on the ceiling," was the languid reply.
Elisabeth refused, saying that equality ruled in the Bistro, and she was its only madam.
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