The Angel with the Trumpet (1950 film)

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The Angel with the Trumpet
Directed by Anthony Bushell
Starring Eileen Herlie
Release dates
20 March 1950
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £86,265[1]

The Angel with the Trumpet is a 1950 British drama film directed by Anthony Bushell and starring Eileen Herlie, Basil Sydney and Norman Wooland.[2] It was based on a novel by Ernst Lothar. The film follows the rise and fall of an Austrian aristocrat and her eventual death following Anschluss. The film was a remake of a 1948 Austrian film of the same title.


The saga begins with the Jewish founder of the firm and his aristocratic. non-Jewish wife. This marriage has its own problems. I will not spoil it by recounting several touching scenes, for the wife is close to the Habsburg court and gets intimately involved with the decline of that unhappy family.[3]

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  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p489
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  3. ^ "The Angel with the Trumpet (1950)". 

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