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The Angel with the Trumpet (1950)

In the nineteenth century, a young Austrian woman marries into a wealthy family and witnesses the country change through the course of four decades.

Director:

Anthony Bushell

Writers:

Ernst Lothar (novel), Karl Hartl (screen play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eileen Herlie ... Henrietta Stein
Basil Sydney ... Francis Alt
Norman Wooland ... Prince Rudolf
Maria Schell ... Anna Linden
Olga Edwardes Olga Edwardes ... Monica Alt
Andrew Cruickshank Andrew Cruickshank ... Otto Alt
John Justin ... Paul Alt
Oskar Werner ... Herman Alt
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marc Anthony Marc Anthony ... Freddie
Dorothy Batley Dorothy Batley ... Pauline Drauffer
Titia Brookes Titia Brookes ... Henrietta Alt II
Anthony Bushell ... Baron Hugo Traun
John Corbett John Corbett ... Francis Altas a child
Campbell Cotts Campbell Cotts ... Gen. Paskiewicz
Brian Crown Brian Crown ... Paul Alt as a child
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Storyline

An Austrian girl is forced to marry for the sake of the family, rather than for love, which causes her great pain when the man she truly loves commits suicide, rather than see her married to another. Her life takes another turn for the worse when the Nazis rise to power and her Jewish ancestry creates problems. The woman takes steps to do right by herself after vowing to never allow someone else to determine her fate.

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austria | based on novel | See All (2) »

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A Woman Meets Her Destiny! See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1950 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel with a Trumpet See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Curious but interesting
4 October 2019 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This is a film which tries toencapsulate 50 years of Austrian history in 90 minutes.The title is a bit off-putting as it refers to the piano manufacturing business of the main characters.Some characters speak with an accent others in a home counties accent.However it is interesting and is worth a view.


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