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  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm)
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Film Movement LLC, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Collective title from container.
Originally produced as motion pictures 1954-1962.
Victoria in Dover: based on the letters and diaries of Queen Victoria and the play Mädchenjahre einer Königin / Sil-Vara.
Digitally remastered.
1.78:1 aspect ratio.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Sissi / Herzog Filmverleih zeigt den Ernst Marischka-Film ; Buch und Regie, Ernst Marischka (106 min. 1955) -- disc 2 Sissi : die junge Kaiserin = Sissi: the young empress / Herzog Filmverleih zeigt ; Ernst Marischka-Film ; Buch und Regie, Ernst Marischka (106 min. ; 1956) -- disc 3. Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin = Sissi: the fateful years of an empress = The fateful years of an empress / UFA-Filmverleih zeigt den Ernst Marischka-Film ; Buch und Regie, Ernst Marischka (109 min. ; 1957) -- disc 4. Mädchenjahre einer Königin = Victoria in Dover / Herzog Filmverleih zeigt einen Ernst Marischka-Film ; Buch und Regie, Ernst Marischka (1955) (110 min. ; 1954) -- Bonus disc. Forever my love / a Paramount release ; an Ernst Marischka production ; written and directed by Ernst Marischka (145 min. ; 1962) ; From Romy to Sissi (1956 making-of featurette) ; Sissi's great-grandson at the movies (excerpt from the 2006 documentary "Elisabeth: enigma of an empress".
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Sissi: director of photography, Herbert Geler ; editor, Alfred Srp ; music, Anton Profes.
Sissi : the young empress: director of photography, Bruno Mondi ; editor, Alfred Srp ; music, Anton Profes.
Sissi : the fateful years: director of photography, Bruno Mondi ; editor, Alfred Srp ; music, Anton Profes.
Victoria in Dover: : director of photography, Bruno Mondi ; editor, Hermann Leitner ; music, Anton Profes.
Forever my love: director of photography, Bruno Mondi ; editor, Alfred Srp ; music, Anton Profes.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sissi: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Uta Franz, Gustav Knuth, Vilma Degischer.
Sissi : the young empress: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Walther Reyer.
Sissi : the fateful years: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Gustav Knuth, Uta Franz, Walther Retyer, Vilma Degischer.
Victoria in Dover: Romy Schneider, Magda Schneider, Karl Ludwig Diehl, Christl Mardayn, Adrian Hoven.
Forever my love: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Gustav Knuth, Vilma Degischer
Summary, etc.:
Set: "At the age of seventeen, Romy Schneider became an international star through her portrayal of Princess Elisabeth (Sissi) of Austria in the first of three lavish films directed by Ernst Marischka. While she would go on to work with some of the most influential and daring directors of the era, Schneider will always be remembered by this defining role. Newly restored in 2K, the 'Sissi Trilogy' is presented in its entirety along with Victoria in Dover, a precursor to the Sissi films, in which Schneider plays Britain's Princess Victoria."--Container.
Sissi: It is time for young Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph to marry and his mother, Archduchess Sophie, will make the choice of bride. She selects Bavarian princess Helene, but she doesn't anticipate that her son will fall for Helene's younger sister Princess Elisabeth, known as Sissi.
Sissi : the young empress: When Sissi gives birth to a daughter, she is not allowed to raise her, which had been the court's tradition. However, strong-willed Sissi rebels and flees to her parents.
Sissi : the fateful years: Sissi spends her days in Hungary with Count Andrassy, riding in the woods. When he declares his love for her, Sissi feels forced to break her relationship with him, and moves back to Vienna. It is soon discovered that she is seriously ill with tuberculosis. Dr. Seeburger doesn't think she will survive the winter, but a change of climate might help. After some months on Madeira, her mother, Duchess Ludovika, then decides to go there to help Sissi recapture the joy of life. When Dr. Seeburger examines Sissy at Corfu some weeks later, he finds her fully recovered. The Austrian ministers suggest that Emperor Franz Joseph should combine his reunion with Sissi with an official visit to Lombardy-Venetia. Austria is much hated there, but needs a good relationship with this country. The ministers think that Sissi can bring forth a miraculous change of sentiments in Lombardy-Venetia, just as she did in Hungary.
Victoria in Dover: England, the 19th century. Young Victoria is crowned the queen of England and her family and their trustful advisor, Lord Melbourne, plan marriage for her. She is to get married to a German prince Albert. But Victoria sees her future differently and decides to leave London for a few days. She goes to Paris. On her way to France, she stays incognito in a little tavern in Dover with a baroness. There by chance she meets a handsome man and falls in love head over heels. Later, however, in very strange circumstances, it turns out that the handsome man is prince Albert himself.
Forever my love: The original Sissi trilogy in a condensed English-dubbed version.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; all regions; 16:9 aspect ratio (feature films) ; Dolby digital 5.1 and 2.0.
Language Note:
German dialogue with optional English subtitles ; bonus disc is closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Elisabeth, Empress, consort of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1837-1898 > Drama.
Princesses > Germany > Bavaria > Drama.
Empresses > Austria > Drama.
Austria > Court and courtiers > Drama.
Austria > History > Franz Joseph I, 1848-1916 > Drama.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 > Drama.
Queens > Great Britain > Drama.
Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 > Drama.
Elisabeth, Empress, consort of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1837-1898.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.
Genre: Historical films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Historical films.
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