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Kaiser Franz Joseph (Character)
from Sissi (1955)

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Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I (German: Franz Joseph I.... See more »
Alternate Names:
Archiduque Francisco Jos I de Austria / Emperor Francis Joseph / Emperor Frans Joseph / Emperor Frantisek Josef I. / Emperor Franz Josef / Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria / Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary / Emperor Franz Josef I. / Emperor Franz Josef of Austria / Emperor Franz Joseph / Emperor Franz Joseph I / Emperor Franz Joseph I. / Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria / Emperor Franz-Josef / Emperor Franz-Joseph / Emperor FranzJosef / Ferenc Jzsef / Frantisek Josef I. / Frantz Josef / Franz Joseph I / Franz Joseph I. / Franois Joseph de Habsbourg / Franois-Joseph de Habsbourg / Imperator Francisco Jos / Kaiser Franz Josef / Kaiser Franz Josef I. / Kaiser Franz Joseph I. / Kaiser Franz Joseph von sterreich / L'empereur Franois Joseph / L'empereur Franois-Joseph / Prince Franz / The Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria / Wax Figure of Franz Joseph I


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  1. "Universum History"
        - Maximilian von Mexiko - Der Traum vom Herrschen (2014) TV episode, Played by Christian Krall
  2. "BÖsterreich"
        - Episode #1.4 (2014) TV episode, Played by Markus Schleinzer (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
  3. Europas letzter Sommer (2012) (TV) Played by Bernd Fischerauer (as Franz Joseph I)

  4. Sisi (2009) (TV) Played by David Rott
  5. "Menschen & Mächte"
        - Erzherzog Johann - Visionär und Menschenfreund (2009) TV episode, Played by Edgar Bauer (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
  6. Vladyka Andrey (2008) Played by Lembit Ulfsak (as Emperor Frans Joseph)
    ... aka "Metropolitan Andrey" - International (English title) (DVD title)
  7. Im weissen Rössl (2008) (TV) Played by Harald Serafin (as Kaiser Franz Joseph I.)
  8. Kronprinz Rudolf (2006) (TV) Played by Klaus Maria Brandauer (as Emperor Franz-Joseph)
    ... aka "The Crown Prince" - International (English title) (DVD box title), UK (imdb display title)
  9. Elisabeth (2005) (V) Played by André Bauer
  10. Vita hästen (2000) (TV) Played by Per Grundén (as Emperor Franz Josef)

  11. "Princess Sissi" (1997) TV series Played by Terrence Scammell (as Prince Franz) / Olivier Destrez (as Prince Franz)
  12. "Olujne tisine 1895-1995" (1997) TV series Played by Tonko Lonza (as Emperor Franz Joseph I)
  13. "Kraj dinastije Obrenovic"
        - Episode #1.5 (1995) TV episode, Played by Vasa Pantelic (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  14. "El vuelo del águila"
        - Episode #1.1 (1994) TV episode, Played by Luis Xavier (as Archiduque Francisco Jos I de Austria)
  15. Im weißen Rößl am Wolfgangssee (1994) (TV) Played by Walter Schmidinger
  16. Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991) (TV) Played by Cyril Shaps (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  17. Sisi und der Kaiserkuß (1991) Played by Nils Tavernier

  18. Der Kronprinz (1989) (TV) Played by Alfred Reiterer (as Ferenc Jzsef)
  19. "Mozart und Meisel"
        - Wiener Schnitzel (1987) TV episode, Played by Alexander Lhotzky (as Kaiser Franz Joseph I.)
  20. "Zlá krev"
        - Episode #1.7 (1986) TV episode, Played by Rudolf Hrusínský (as Frantisek Josef I.)
  21. Weltuntergang (1984) (TV) Played by Erik Frey (as Emperor Franz Josef I.)
  22. The Devil's Lieutenant (1984) (TV) Played by Guido Wieland (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  23. Posledni zhelaniya (1983) Played by Lyubomir Uzunov (as Frantz Josef)
    ... aka "Last Wishes" - Europe (English title)
  24. Austeria (1982) Played by Adolf Peter Hoffmann (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  25. La chanson du mal aimé (1981) Played by Ludek Kopriva (as Emperor Franz Joseph I)
  26. Csontváry (1980) Played by Samu Balázs (as Emperor Franz Joseph)

  27. The Day That Shook the World (1975) Played by Otomar Korbelár (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
    ... aka "Atentat u Sarajevu" - Yugoslavia (original title)
    ... aka "The Assassination at Sarajevo" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
  28. Verurteilt 1910 (1974) (TV) Played by Egon von Jordan (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
    ... aka "Condemned 1910" - International (English title) (literal title)
  29. "Fall of Eagles"
        - Indian Summer of an Emperor (1974) TV episode, Played by Laurence Naismith (as Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary)
        - Dress Rehearsal (1974) TV episode, Played by Laurence Naismith (as Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary)
        - Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974) TV episode, Played by Laurence Naismith (as Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria-Hungary)
  30. The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973) Played by Boleslaw Mierzejewski (as Wax Figure of Franz Joseph I)
    ... aka "Sanatorium pod klepsydra" - Poland (original title)
    ... aka "The Sandglass" - International (English title) (informal title)
  31. Elisabeth Kaiserin von Österreich (1972) (TV) Played by Peter Fröhlich
  32. "The Strauss Family"
        - Adele (1972) TV episode, Played by Michael Bryant (as Emperor Franz Josef)
        - Josef (1972) TV episode, Played by Nicholas Jones (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  33. The Great Waltz (1972) Played by Prince Johannes Schönburg-Hartenstein (as Emperor Franz-Josef)
  34. "War & Peace"
        - Austerlitz (1972) TV episode, Played by Arthur Blake (as Emperor Francis Joseph)
  35. "Lodynskis Flohmarkt Company"
        - Erbaulich-beschauliche Fernsehshow in 16 politischen Zerrspiegeleyen und 42 Scenen (1972) TV episode, Played by Felix Dvorak (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
  36. Maximilian von Mexiko (1970) (TV) Played by Albert Rueprecht

  37. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969) Played by Jack Hawkins (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  38. "A Última Valsa" (1969) TV series Played by Rubens de Falco (as Imperator Francisco Jos)
  39. Mayerling (1968) Played by James Mason (as Emperor Franz-Josef)
  40. "Snatky z rozumu" Played by Rudolf Hrusínský (as Emperor Franz Josef I.)
        - Episode #1.1 (1968) TV episode, Played by Rudolf Hrusínský (as Emperor Frantisek Josef I.)
  41. Congress of Love (1966) Played by Hannes Schiel (as Emperor Franz Josef)
    ... aka "Der Kongreß amüsiert sich" - West Germany (original title)
    ... aka "Lovers and Kings" - USA (video title)
  42. Der Tag danach (1965) (TV) Played by Egon von Jordan
  43. Radetzkymarsch (1965) (TV) Played by Max Brebeck (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
  44. "La caméra explore le temps"
        - Le drame de Mayerling (1964) TV episode, Played by René Dary (as Franois-Joseph de Habsbourg)
  45. Die Försterchristel (1962) Played by Peter Weck

  46. Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress (1957) Played by Karlheinz Böhm (as Emperor Franz Josef of Austria)
    ... aka "Sissi - Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin" - Austria (original title)
  47. "Producers' Showcase"
        - Mayerling (1957) TV episode, Played by Basil Sydney (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  48. Sissi: The Young Empress (1956) Played by Karlheinz Böhm (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
    ... aka "Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin" - Austria (original title)
    ... aka "Princess Sissi" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  49. "Énigmes de l'histoire"
        - Le secret de Mayerling (1956) TV episode, Played by Jean Galland (as Franois Joseph de Habsbourg)
  50. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - The Mayerling Affair (1956) TV episode, Played by Andre Van Gyseghem (as Emperor Franz Joseph I)
        - The Masque of Kings (1955) TV episode, Played by Basil Sydney (as The Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria)
  51. Kronprinz Rudolfs letzte Liebe (1956) Played by Erik Frey
  52. Sissi (1955) Played by Karlheinz Böhm
  53. Die Deutschmeister (1955) Played by Paul Hörbiger
  54. Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs (1955) Played by Erik Frey
    ... aka "Mad Emperor: Ludwig II" - International (English title) (informal title)
  55. The Eternal Waltz (1954) Played by Erik Frey (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
    ... aka "Ewiger Walzer" - West Germany (original title)
  56. Kaisermanöver (1954) Played by Benno Smytt (as Kaiser Franz Joseph I.)
  57. Kaiserwalzer (1953) Played by Willy Danek (as Kaiser Franz Joseph von sterreich)
  58. Die Försterchristl (1952) Played by Karl Schönböck (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
    ... aka "The Forester's Daughter" - USA (review title)
  59. The Song in the Forest (1950) (TV) Played by Allan Jeayes (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  60. The Angel with the Trumpet (1950) Played by Anton Edthofer (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
    ... aka "Angel with a Trumpet" - USA (TV title)

  61. The Secret of Mayerling (1949) Played by Jean Debucourt (as L'empereur Franois-Joseph)
    ... aka "Le secret de Mayerling" - France (original title)
  62. Der Engel mit der Posaune (1948) Played by Anton Edthofer (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
  63. The Emperor Waltz (1948) Played by Richard Haydn (as Emperor Franz-Josef)
  64. The Masque of Kings (1946) (TV) Played by Arthur Wontner (as Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria)
  65. Bismarck (1940) Played by Karl Schönböck
  66. Spring Parade (1940) Played by Henry Stephenson (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  67. Florian (1940) Played by Reginald Owen (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  68. De Mayerling à Sarajevo (1940) Played by Jean Worms (as L'empereur Franois Joseph)
    ... aka "From Mayerling to Sarajevo" - USA (video title)

  69. Champagne Waltz (1937) Played by Rudolph Anders (as Emperor Franz Joseph)
  70. The King Steps Out (1936) Played by Franchot Tone (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  71. Mayerling (1936) Played by Jean Dax (as L'empereur Franois-Joseph)
  72. Königswalzer (1935) Played by Curd Jürgens (as Kaiser Franz Joseph von sterreich)
  73. The Night Is Young (1935) Played by Henry Stephenson (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  74. Evensong (1934) Played by Frederick Leister (as Emperor FranzJosef)
  75. Frühjahrsparade (1934) Played by Paul Hörbiger
  76. Mein Liebster ist ein Jägersmann (1933) Played by Karl Ehmann (as Emperor Franz Joseph I.)
    ... aka "Unser Kaiser" - Austria (original title)
    ... aka "My Darling Is a Hunter" - USA (informal English title)
  77. Pobocník jeho výsosti (1933) Played by Antonín Vaverka (as Frantisek Josef I.)
  78. Das Geheimnis um Johann Orth (1932) Played by Paul Otto (as Franz Joseph I.)
  79. The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) Played by Cornelius MacSunday (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  80. 1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand (1931) Played by Eugen Klöpfer (as Emperor Franz Josef)

  81. Jménem Jeho Velicenstva (1929) Played by V. Pokorný (as Emperor Franz Joseph I)
  82. Das Schicksal derer von Habsburg (1928) Played by Fritz Spira (as Emperor Franz Josef)
  83. The Wedding March (1928) Played by Anton Vaverka (as Emperor Franz-Josef)
  84. Dancing Vienna (1927) Played by Eugen Burg (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
    ... aka "Das tanzende Wien" - Germany (original title)
  85. The Third Squadron (1926) Played by Fritz Spira
    ... aka "Die dritte Eskadron" - Germany (original title)
  86. Merry-Go-Round (1923) Played by Anton Vaverka (as Emperor Francis Joseph)
  87. Ludwig II. (1922) Played by Franz Scherer (as Kaiser Franz Josef I.)
  88. Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich (1921) Played by Niels Jensen

  89. Kronprinz Rudolph oder: Das Geheimnis von Mayerling (1919) Played by Niels Jensen (as Kaiser Franz Josef)
  90. Kultur (1918) Played by Al Fremont (as Emperor Franz Josef)
Archive Footage:
  1. Alles ist Liebe (2014) Played by Karlheinz Böhm
  2. Forever My Love (1962) Played by Karlheinz Böhm (as Emperor Franz Josef)
    ... aka "Sissi: Forever My Love" - USA (video title)

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Fun Stuff

From The Emperor Waltz (1948)
Baron Holenia: [optimistically] In this, our moment of sorrow, I venture to offer some consolation. There will be other days. She'll give us some puppies yet.
Dr. Zwieback: Yes, that's the way to look at it. Come spring and we can count on another litter.
Emperor Franz-Josef: [sadly] Hmmm... the question is - can I count on another spring?
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