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Bergner, Elisabeth 1897-1986

Overview
Works: 63 works in 276 publications in 4 languages and 2,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Televised plays  Biography  Biographical films  Documentary films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Creator, Performer, Dedicatee, Other, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2803, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Elisabeth Bergner
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

105 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy about the star-crossed lovers, Orlando and Rosalind. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, goodwill, and tales about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
Catherine the Great by Paul Czinner( Visual )

38 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-witted and compelling dramatization of the troubled marriage of Catherine II (played by German actress Elisabeth Bergner, in her English-language debut) to Peter III (a randy Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) and her subsequent ascension to the throne as Empress of Russia. With its luxurious renderings of the eighteenth-century St. Petersburg royal court and its nearly screwball evocation of Catherine and Peter's teasing relationship, The Rise of Catherine the Great was a wise and worthy follow-up to Henry VIII
The rise of Catherine the Great by Alexander Korda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peek into the life of Catherine II, from the beautiful royal courts of 18th century Russia to her troubled marriage to Peter III (portrayed in nearly 'screwball' fashion)
Alexander Korda's Private lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though born to modest means in Hungary, Alexander Korda would go on to become one of the most important filmmakers in the history of British cinema. A producer, writer, and director who navigated toward subjects of major historical significance and mythical distinction, Korda made a name for his production company, London Films, with the Oscar-winning The Private Life of Henry VIII. He then continued his populist investigation behind the scenes and in the bedrooms of such figures as Catherine the Great, Don Juan, and Rembrandt. Mixing stately period drama with surprising satire, these films are exemplars of grand 1930s moviemaking. The Private Life of Henry VIII: Charles Laughton gulps beer and chomps on mutton, in his first of many iconic screen roles, as King Henry VIII, the ultimate anti-husband. Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant peek into the boudoirs of the infamous king and his six wives. The Rise of Catherine the Great: A quick-witted and compelling dramatization of the troubled marriage of Catherine II (played by German actress Elisabeth Bergner, in her English-language debut) to Peter III (a randy Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) and her subsequent ascension to the throne as Empress of Russia. The Private Life of Don Juan: Douglas Fairbanks Sr. makes his big-screen swan song with Korda's deliciously satiric deflation of the Don Juan myth. After having faked his own death and escaped Seville, the aging lothario returns, only to find that he has been forgotten; perhaps Merle Oberon's beauty can coax him back. Rembrandt: Charles Laughton once again teams up with Korda for this moving, elegantly shot biopic about the Dutch painter. Beginning when Rembrandt's reputation was at its height, the film then tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression
Elisabeth Bergner : das Leben einer Schauspielerin : ganz und doch immer unvollendet by Klaus Völker( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fräulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler( Recording )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Else, Tochter eines Wiener Rechtsanwalts, erreicht im Kurort San Martino ein Brief ihrer Mutter, in dem sie Else bittet, diese möge den Kunsthändler Dorsday um ein Darlehen für Elses Vater bitten. Dorsday willigt zwar in das Geschäft ein, stellt dafür aber eine Bedingung, die Else in schwere Gewissensnöte stürzt. - Seine 1924 erschienene Erzählung "Fräulein Else" gestaltet Arthur Schnitzler als einen durchgehenden inneren Monolog, als Zwitter zwischen Drama und Novelle
Elisabeth Bergner by Arthur Eloesser( Book )

3 editions published between 1927 and 1983 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unordentliche Erinnerungen by Elisabeth Bergner( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fräulein Else = (La signora Else) by Edith Clever( Visual )

12 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Else was a beautiful young girl, the daughter of an upper class family in Austria. To save her family from bankruptcy, her mother asked Else to approach an elderly acquaintance in order to borrow money from him. Else is forced into the reality of a world entirely at odds with her romantic imagination, with horrific consequences
William Shakespeare's As you like it( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of one of Shakespeare's comedies about the star-crossed lovers Orlando and Rosalind
8 features: King Lear ; Oliver Twist ; Home town story ; Three guys named Mike ; and many more!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cry of the banshee( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The powerful Lord Edward Whitman foolishly destroys a witches' temple and kills two of their "children." As retribution, the witches summon a spirit to kill, and kill, until the last of Lord Edward Whitman's family is in the grave. One by one, his family dies. Lord Whitman's only hope is to find and kill the High Priestess who cursed him, but the spirit's powers have no earthly bounds
Dangerous knowledge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirby is ex-army intelligence. Now he's a mere insurance salesman. Or is he? Returning from a trip to France, Kirby finds himself being shadowed by two agents. An innocent bystander, Laura helps him to escape. But how innocent is Laura? After all, her stepfather is a high-ranking civil servant named Roger Thane, and it's his operatives who are following Kirby Who can Kirby trust? Suddenly Kirby's French contact is dead, the KGB and CIA are all involved, and an assassin is after him. Just what does he know?
Catalina de Rusia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1745, una princesa austriaca renombrada Catalina, llega a Rusia para casarse con el Gran Duque, un hombre de carácter inestable y desconfiado. Cuando el Duque llega al trono de Rusia, resulta ser un pésimo gobernante y los consejeros piden a Catalina que asuma el poder y se convierta en reina
The Vincent Price collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of the World: Robur has at his fingertips an assortment of whiz-bang 19th-century whatchamacallits including the Albatross, a fantastic flying machine that's at once part zeppelin, part whirlybird, part resort hotel and completely lethal with its overwhelming combination of see-you-later speed and bombs-away firepower that can blast the armies of the world to their knees. Crafty Robur guides the Albatross over the continents, humbling nations one by one when they refuse to kowtow to his self-styled brand of peace or else. Finally, on-board captive and U.S. agent Strock decides he must somehow put an end to Robur's crazed scheme for world dominance while there is still a world to be saved
Elisabeth Bergner in Der träumende Mund : frei nach dem Bühnenstück "Melo" von Henry Bernstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 1932 and 1953 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bewundert viel und viel gescholten : Elisabeth Bergners unordentl. Erinnerungen by Elisabeth Bergner( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's Wie es euch gefällt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two Mrs. Carrolls( Book )

3 editions published between 1945 and 1947 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, E Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, manager, Robert Reud and Paul Czinner presents Elisabeth Bergner in "The Two Mrs. Carrolls," by Martin Vale, with Joel Ashley, staged by Reginald Denham, settings by Frederick Fox, costumes by Grace Houston
Geliebter Lügner Nach d. Briefen von Georg Bernard Shaw und Mrs. Patrick Campbell by Jerome Kilty( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bergner-Czinner, Elisabeth.

Bergner-Czinner, Elisabeth 1897-1986

Bergner, Elizabeth 1897-1986

Czinner, Elisabeth 1897-1986

Czinner, Elisabeth Bergner-.

Czinner, Elisabeth Bergner- 1897-1986

Elisabeth Bergner actrice allemande

Elisabeth Bergner attrice tedesca

Elisabeth Bergner austerriksk skodespelar

Elisabeth Bergner German actress

Elisabeth Bergner Oostenrijks actrice

Elisabeth Bergner österrikisk skådespelare

Elisabeth Bergner østerriksk skuespiller

Elisabeth Bergner østrigsk skuespiller

Elisabeth Bergner osztrák-német színésznő

Elisabeth Bergner saksalainen näyttelijä

Elizabet Bergner

Ettel, Elisabeth.

Ettel, Elisabeth 1897-1986

Елизабет Бергнер

Елізабет Бергнер

Элизабет Бергнер

אליזבת ברגנר

ברגנר, אלישבע, 1897-1982

الیزابت برگنر بازیگر اتریشی

エリーザベト・ベルグナー

伊丽莎白·伯格纳

Languages
English (171)

German (50)

Spanish (5)

Italian (1)