Elissa Landi

Elissa Landi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elissa Landi (December 6, 1904 - October 21, 1948) was an Italian born actress who was popular in Hollywood films of the 1920s and 1930s. Rumoured to be a descendant of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, she was noted for her aristocratic bearing. Born Elisabeth Marie Christine K hnelt in Venice, Landi was raised in Austria and educated in England. Her first ambition was to be a writer, and she wrote her first novel at the age of twenty. She would return to writing during lulls in her acting career. She joined the Oxford Repertory Company at an early age, appearing in many British and American stage successes.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136767775
  • 9786136767772