The Fate of the House of Habsburg

The Fate of the House of Habsburg (German: Das Schicksal derer von Habsburg) is a 1928 German silent drama film directed by Rolf Raffé [de; fr] and starring Fritz Spira, Alfons Fryland, and Leni Riefenstahl.[1] It is based on the Mayerling incident of 1889, wherein a Crown Prince of Austria killed his mistress and himself.

The Fate of the House of Habsburg
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Directed byRolf Raffé [de; fr]
Written byMax Ferner
Starring
CinematographyMarius Holdt [de; ru]
Production
companies
  • Essem-Film
  • Leo-Film
Release date
  • 16 November 1928 (1928-11-16)
CountryGermany
Languages

The film's sets were designed by Artur Berger.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rother, p. 234.

BibliographyEdit

  • Rother, Rainer (2003). Leni Riefenstahl: The Seduction of Genius. Translated by Bott, Martin H. London: Continuum International Publishing. ISBN 978-0-8264-7023-2.

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