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Leontine Sagan (1889–1974)

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Austro-Hungarian actress and stage director, noted for her controversial German film Mädchen in Uniform (1931), which featured an all-female cast and was among the first movies with a lesbian theme. Sagan later went to Britain where she made another picture for Alexander Korda, then departing Europe for South Africa, eventually founding the ...

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(age 85) in Pretoria, South Africa

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Mädchen in Uniform
(1931)
Men of Tomorrow
Men of Tomorrow Director
(1932)
Showtime
Showtime Director
(1946)
David Copperfield
David Copperfield Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1935)

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She directed Johann Strauss and Erich Wolfgang Korngold's musical, "Gay Rosalinda", at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Irene Ambrus, Ruth Naylor, Cyril Ritchard, Trevor Glynn and James Alexander Chapman in the cast. Richard Tauber conducted the Symphony Orchestra. See more »

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Austro-Hungarian actress and stage director, noted for her controversial German film Mädchen in Uniform (1931), which featured an all-female cast and was among the first movies with a lesbian theme. Sagan later went to Britain where she made another picture for Alexander Korda, then departing Europe for South Africa, eventually founding the National Theatre of Johannesburg.

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