Cartellieri, Carmen

ACTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 28 Jun 1891, Prossnitz (now: Prostejov, Czech Republic) - DIED 17 Oct 1953, Wien
BIRTH NAME Cartellieri, Franziska Ottilia
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 13 B, Reihe G1, Nummer 8)

Carmen Cartellieri was the daughter of an engineer. She grew up in Innsbruck. She married the painter, director and chemist Emanuel Ziffer Edler von Teschenbruck when she was sixteen years old and in 1910 she had a daughter. She was a housewife until 1918, when she met the director Cornelius Hintner and started to appear in Hungarian movies.

In 1920 she went to Austria, where she founded Cartellierifilm. This company's first movie was "Die Würgehand" (1920), directed by Hintner and featuring herself. She became a popular actress in Austria and appeared in "Orlacs Hände" (1924) and "Der Rosenkavalier" (1925). Her last movie was "Das Schicksal derer von Habsburg" (1928). After that she retired from public life.

Family
• Husband: Ziffer-Teschenbruck, Mano

Events
16/11/1928Premiere of the movie "Das Schicksal derer von Habsburg" at the Waterloo-Kino in Hamburg. The movie was directed by Rolf Raffé and the screenplay was written by Max Ferner. Fritz Spira played emperor Franz Joseph next to Erna Morena as empress Elisabeth. Leni Riefenstahl was Mary Vetsera, Alphons Fryland was Rudolf, Albert von Kersten was Graf Hojos, Paul Askonas was Fürst Montenuovo and Maly Delschaft played Stefanie. Carmen Cartellieri was Countess Larisch. Alice Roberts made her debut as Louise von Coburg. [Askonas, Paul][Ferner, Max][Riefenstahl, Leni]

Images

The grave of Mano Ziffer-Teschenbruck and Carmen Cartellieri at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (28 Aug 2014)

 

The grave of Mano Ziffer-Teschenbruck and Carmen Cartellieri at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (28 Aug 2014)

 

Sources
Internet Movie Database
Porträt der Schauspielerin Carmen Cartellieri by Thomas Staedeli
Carmen Cartellieri – Wikipedia
Das Schicksal derer von Habsburg – Wikipedia


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Published: 26 Jun 2022
Last update: 26 Jun 2022