Leopold Lindtberg

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Leopold Lindtberg
Born (1902-06-01)June 1, 1902
Vienna, Austria
Died April 18, 1984(1984-04-18) (aged 81)
Sils im Engadin/Segl, Austria
Nationality Austrian
Years active 1941-1982

Leopold Lindtberg (born in Vienna on June 1, 1902; died in Sils im Engadin/Segl on April 18. 1984) was an Austrian Swiss film and theatre director. He fled Austria due to the Machtergreifung in Germany and ultimately settled in Switzerland.

His sister Hedwig was married to the Austrian/American musicologist Felix Salzer.

Awards[edit]

  • 1941 Coppa Mussolini for "Die Missbrauchten Liebesbriefe" (The abused love letters)
  • 1946 Golden Globe for "The Last Chance"
  • 1946 International Film Festival of Cannes 1946: Grand Prix and International Peace Prize for "The Last Chance"
  • 1951 Golden Bear at the Berlinale 1951 for "Four in a Jeep"
  • 1953 Bronze Bear for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village) at the Berlinale 1953
  • 1953 Silver laurel of David O. Selznick Award for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village)
  • 1956 Josef Kainz Medal
  • 1958 Member of the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts
  • 1958 Price of Zurich for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village)
  • 1959 Film of the City of Zurich for "Vorposten der Menschheit" (Outpost of Humanity)
  • 1959 appointed professor by the President of the Republic of Austria
  • 1961 Golden Needle of the Schauspielhaus Zurich
  • 1969 Hans Reinhart Ring
  • 1974 Honorary Member of the Burgtheater
  • 1976 Nestroy Ring
  • 1982 Raymond Ring

Selected filmography[edit]

  • 1932 Wenn zwei sich streiten
  • 1935 Jä-soo
  • 1938 Füsilier Wipf
  • 1940 Die missbrauchten Liebesbriefe
  • 1941 Landammann Stauffacher
  • 1944 Marie-Louise
  • 1945 Die letzte Chance
  • 1947 Matto regiert
  • 1948 Die Gezeichneten (The Search)
  • 1949 Swiss Tour (Ein Seemann ist kein Schneemann)
  • 1951 Four in a Jeep
  • 1953 The Village

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