Tag: Star

Angelika Hauff

East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 299, 1958. Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including the box office hit Figaros Hochzeit/The Marriage of Figaro (1949). Angelika Hauff was born Alice Paula…

Angelika Hauff

East-German postcard by VEB Volkskunstverlag Reichenbach, no. G 630. Photo: DEFA / Wunsch, Berlin. Publicity still for Figaros Hochzeit/The Marriage of Figaro (Georg Wildhagen, 1949). Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including the…

Angelika Hauff

East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 235, 1958. Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including the box office hit Figaros Hochzeit/The Marriage of Figaro (1949). Angelika Hauff was born Alice Paula…

Angelika Hauff in Das Fräulein von Scuderi (1955)

East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 532/127. Photo: DEFA / Neufeld. Publicity still for Das Fräulein von Scuderi/The Girl from Scuderi (Eugen York, 1955). Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including…

Vera Sergine

French postcard. Photo Comoedia. Series Nos artistes dans leur loge, No. 69. Véra Sergine (1884-1946) was a popular French stage actress between the 1910s and 1930s, who was also active in French silent cinema of the 1910s. She was first married to Pierre Renoir, then had a long relationship with Henri Rollan. She is also…

Imperio Argentina

Dutch postcard. M.B.& Z. (M. Bonnist & Zonen, Amsterdam), nr. 199. Cifesa was a big Spanish distribution company between the mid-1930s and the early 1960s. Imperio Argentina (1906-2003) was a Spanish singer, dancer and actress. Imperio Argentina was born Magdalena Nile del Río, on December 26th, 1906 in San Telmo, the tango district of Buenos…

Abel Gance

French postcard by Cinémagazine-Edition, no. 473. Photo: publicity still for Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance), with Gance himself as Saint Just. Great French film director Abel Gance (1889 – 1981) was also a producer, writer and actor. He is best known for his three silent masterpieces: J’accuse/I Accuse (1919), La Roue/The Wheel (1923), and the monumental…