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Elsa Bassermann (1878–1961)


Elsa Bassermann was born on January 14, 1878 in Leipzig, Germany as Elisabeth Sara Schiff. She was an actress and writer, known for Madame Curie (1943), Der Frauenarzt (1921) and Desperate Journey (1942). She was married to Albert Bassermann. She died on May 30, 1961 in Baden-Baden, Germany. See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in Baden-Baden, Germany

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Known For

Madame Curie
Madame Curie Madame Perot
(1943)
Der Frauenarzt
Der Frauenarzt Frau Dr. Holländer
(1921)
Desperate Journey
Desperate Journey Frau Raeder
(1942)
Escape
Escape Mrs. Henning
(1940)

Filmography

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 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Guest (uncredited)
 1945 I Was a Criminal
Mrs. Marie Hoprecht
 1943 Madame Curie
Madame Perot
 1942 Desperate Journey
Frau Raeder (as Else Basserman)
 1941 New Wine
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1940 Escape
Mrs. Henning
 1936 Achtung, Kurve! (Short)
 1935 Letzte Liebe
Hanna von Hooven
 1931 Cadets
Gräfin Kleist (as Else Bassermann)
 1931 A Woman Branded
Frau Thorn, Ilses Mutter
 1930 The Dreyfus Case
Parisian lady
 1930 Alraune
A lady
 1923 Christoph Columbus
Ehefrau des Columbus
 1922 Lucrezia Borgia
Bit
 1921 Der Frauenarzt
Frau Dr. Holländer (as Else Bassermann)
 1920 Masken
 1920 Die Stimme
 1919 Das Werk seines Lebens
Friedel
 1918 Dr. Schotte
 1913 Der Mutter Augen (Short)
Kind (as Hans Henning)
Show Show Writer (14 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Else Basserman | Else Bassermann | Else Bassermann-Schiff | Hans Henning | Hans Hennings
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Trivia:

The Bassermann's returned to Europe after the war and in 1949 they also appeared again in Germany for the first time since their emigration. She did no longer take part in movies but remained active on stage. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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