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Francesca Bertini (1892–1985)


Francesca Bertini was undoubtedly one of the first divas of cinema, a lady not only on screen but also in real life. She made her film debut in La dea del mare (1907) and after that producers fought for her services. In 1921 she married European nobleman and banker Alfred Cartier. She tried her hand at directing films as well as acting in them and... See full bio »

Died:

(age 93) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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1900
1900 Sister Desolata
(1976)
Assunta Spina
Assunta Spina Assunta Spina
(1915)
Lucrezia Borgia
Lucrezia Borgia Lucrezia Borgia
(1910)
Pierrot the Prodigal
(1914)

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 1976 1900
Sister Desolata
 1969 Una ragazza di Praga
Gabriela
 1935 Odette
Odette
 1931 La donna di una notte
La principessa Elena di Lystria
 1930 La femme d'une nuit
La princesse de Lystrie
 1929 La Possession
Jessie Cordier
 1928 Montecarlo
 1927 La fin de Monte-Carlo
Cora de Marsa
 1925 Consuelita
 1925 La giovinezza del diavolo
La vecchia duchessa / Fausta
 1924 Ultimo sogno
 1923 Marion
 1922 La donna nuda
 1920 La ferita
 1920 La sfinge
 1920 L'ombra
 1920 Lisa Fleuron
 1920 La serpe
 1919 Beatrice
 1919 La legge
 1919 La contessa Sara (Short)
 1919 Anima allegra
 1919 La lussuria
 1919 La piovra
Daria Oblosky
 1919 Spiritismo
Simone
 1919 L'accidia
 1919 L'invidia
 1918 L'avarizia
 1918 L'ira
 1918 L'orgoglio
 1918 La gola
 1918 Mariute
 1918 Frou-Frou
Gilberta Sartorys detta Frou - Frou
 1917 Anima redenta
 1917 Malìa
Liliana di Sant'Elmo
 1917 La piccola fonte
Teresa
 1917 Andreina
Andreina - contessa di Toeplitz
 1916 Il patto
 1916 Fedora
Fedora
 1916 Il destino
 1916 Odette
Odette
 1915 Ivonne, la bella danzatrice
La contessina Edith / Ivonne, la bella della danza brutale
 1915 Nella fornace
 1915 Nelly la gigolette
Nelly
 1914 Una donna
 1914 On Temptation's Trail (Short)
 1914 Rose e spine
 1914 Cabiria
 1914 L'onestà che uccide (Short)
 1914 The Song of the Soul (Short)
 1914 Pierrot the Prodigal
Pierrot
 1913 L'arrivista
 1913/I L'avvoltoio
 1913 La bufera
Maria
 1913 La vigilia di Natale (Short)
 1913 La suocera (Short)
 1913 The Forbidden Trail (Short)
 1913 His Symphony (Short)
La Principessa Louise
 1913 Tramonto
 1913 The Artist's Model (Short)
 1913 La maestrina (Short)
 1913 Venomous Tongues (Short)
 1913 L'ultimo atout (Short)
 1913 The Price of Silence (Short)
Elena Molinari
 1913 Ninì Verbena
Ninì Verbena
 1913 Per il blasone (Short)
 1913 The Bondage of Evil (Short)
 1913/II L'avvoltoio
Maria
 1913 Per la sua gioia (Short)
 1912 Tragico amore (Short)
 1912 Lagrime e sorrisi (Short)
 1912 Panne d'auto (Short)
 1912 Ritratto dell'amata (Short)
 1912 All on a Summer's Day (Short)
 1912 Il fascino della violenza (Short)
 1912 Cesare Borgia (Short)
 1912 Rameses, King of Egypt (Short)
 1912 Un amore di Pietro de' Medici (Short)
Margherita
 1912 I carbonari (Short)
 1912 Red Falcon (Short)
 1912 The Wandering Minstrel (Short)
 1912 Ruy-Blas (Short)
 1912 Romeo and Juliet (Short)
Giulietta
 1912 Florentine Drama (Short)
Elisabetta Marmorai
 1911 Marco Visconti (Short)
 1911 Hernani (Short)
 1911 The Countess de Challant (Short)
Countess de Challant
 1911 Tristano e Isolda (Short)
 1911 Cola di Rienzo (Short)
 1911 Il mercante di Venezia (Short)
Jessica
 1911 Manon Lescaut
 1910/II Re Lear (Short)
Cordelia
 1910 La morte civile (Short)
 1910 Pia de' Tolomei (Short)
Pia
 1910 Folchetto di Narbona (Short)
 1910 Salomé (Short)
Young slave
 1910/II Il trovatore (Short)
 1907 La dea del mare (Short)
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