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Director  Anthony Bushell
Running time  1h 38m
Genre  Drama
Country  United Kingdom
7/10 IMDb

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Produced by  Karl Hartl
Language  English
The Angel with the Trumpet (1950 film) movie poster
Cast  Eileen Herlie (Henrietta Stein), Basil Sydney (Francis Alt), Norman Wooland (Prince Rudolf), Maria Schell (Anna Linden), Olga Edwardes (Monica Alt), Andrew Cruickshank (Otto Alt)
Release date  20 March 1950
Writer  Clemence Dane (english adaptation), Karl Hartl (screenplay), Ernst Lothar (novel), Franz Tassie (screenplay)
Similar movies  Sarajevo (1940), The Joyless Street (1925), Young Torless (1966), Hamlet (1948), The Piano Teacher (2001)

The Angel with the Trumpet is a 1950 British drama film directed by Anthony Bushell and starring Eileen Herlie, Basil Sydney and Norman Wooland. It was based on a novel by Ernst Lothar. The film follows the rise and fall of an Austrian aristocrat and her eventual death following the Anschluss. The film was a remake of a 1948 Austrian film Der Engel mit der Posaune.

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Production

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To reduce costs, this British film reused much of the earlier Austrian film, especially for distance shots and for scenes with minor characters who were dubbed. In this way, Maria Schell and Oskar Werner launched their international careers in this film.

It was the first film Bushell directed.

Plot

The head of a Viennese piano manufacturing firm marries the daughter of a Jewish academic. She has loved the Habsburg Crown Prince who can not marry her.

Partial cast

  • Eileen Herlie - Henrietta Stein
  • Basil Sydney - Francis Alt
  • Norman Wooland - Prince Rudolf
  • Maria Schell - Anna Linden
  • Olga Edwardes - Monica Alt
  • Andrew Cruickshank - Otto Alt
  • John Justin - Paul Alt
  • Oskar Werner - Herman Alt
  • Anthony Bushell - Baron Hugo Traun
  • David Davies - Nazi leader
  • Anton Edthofer - Emperor Franz Joseph
  • Jane Henderson - Gretel Paskiewicz
  • Wilfrid Hyde-White - Simmerl
  • John Van Eyssen - Albert Drauffer
  • References

    The Angel with the Trumpet (1950 film) Wikipedia
    The Angel with the Trumpet (1950 film) IMDb The Angel with the Trumpet (1950 film) themoviedb.org


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