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Leopold Lindtberg (born in Vienna on 1 June 1902; died in Sils im Engadin/Segl on 18 April 1984) was an Austrian Swiss film and theatre director. He fled Austria due to the Machtergreifung in Germany and ultimately settled in Switzerland.

Leopold Lindtberg
Born(1902-06-01)1 June 1902
Died18 April 1984(1984-04-18) (aged 81)
Years active1941-1982

His sister Hedwig was married to the Austrian/American musicologist Felix Salzer.



  • 1941 Coppa Mussolini for "Die Missbrauchten Liebesbriefe" (The abused love letters)
  • 1946 Golden Globe for "The Last Chance"
  • 1946 International Film Festival of Cannes 1946: Grand Prix and International Peace Prize for "The Last Chance"
  • 1951 Golden Bear at the Berlinale 1951 for "Four in a Jeep"
  • 1953 Bronze Bear for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village) at the Berlinale 1953
  • 1953 Silver laurel of David O. Selznick Award for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village)
  • 1956 Josef Kainz Medal
  • 1958 Member of the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts
  • 1958 Price of Zurich for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village)
  • 1959 Film of the City of Zurich for "Vorposten der Menschheit" (Outpost of Humanity)
  • 1959 appointed professor by the President of the Republic of Austria
  • 1961 Golden Needle of the Schauspielhaus Zurich
  • 1969 Hans Reinhart Ring
  • 1974 Honorary Member of the Burgtheater
  • 1976 Nestroy Ring
  • 1982 Raymond Ring

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