Elisabeth of Austria (film)

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Elisabeth of Austria
Elisabeth of Austria (film).jpg
Directed by Adolf Trotz
Written by Georg C. Klaren
Adolf Lantz
Alfred Schirokauer
Starring Lil Dagover
Paul Otto
Maria Matray
Music by Felix Günther
Cinematography Frederik Fuglsang
Edited by Géza Pollatschik
Gottschalk Tonfilm
Distributed by Union-Film GmbH
Release date
21 July 1931
Running time
84 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Elisabeth of Austria (German: Elisabeth von Österreich) is a 1931 German historical drama film directed by Adolf Trotz and starring Lil Dagover, Paul Otto and Maria Matray.[1] It is a biopic of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.


Empress Elizabeth of Austria (Lil Dagover) is a free spirit expected to comport herself in a regal manner and wed to Franz Joseph (Paul Otto) . Elizabeth cannot stand her royal life and all its protocol and decided to run away from the royal court to live a carefree existence among the people.



  1. ^ Bock & Bergfelder p.78


  • Hans-Michael Bock and Tim Bergfelder. The Concise Cinegraph: An Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books.

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