Elissa Landi was born on December 6, 1904 in Venedig, Italien. She was an American Actress, Author, known for Koenigsmark (1935), The Count of Monte Christo (1934), Bolibar (1928), Elissa Landi's first movie on record is from 1926. Elissa Landi died on October 21, 1948 in Kingston, New York, USA. Her last motion picture on file dates from 1943.
Biographical Notes in German: Eigentlich Elisabeth Maria Christine Kühnelt Zanardi-Landi, ihre Mutter war eine Nichte der Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich. Aufgewachsen in London debütierte sie bereits 1923 im Theater. Zu ihren besten Rollen in Hollywood zählen Allan Dwan's WICKED und Cecil B. de Mille's SIGN OF THE CROSS. Trotz namhafter Filme und guter Rollen hatte Elissa Landi aber in den USA nie so richtig Erfolge. Nach AFTER THE THIN MAN zog sich Elissa Landi praktisch vom Film zurück, um sich dem Theater, Radio und der Schriftstellerei zu widmen. Sie starb an Krebs in einem New Yorker Spital im Alter von 44 Jahren.
Zu den Romanen von Elissa Landi zählen: 'House for sale', 'The Ancestor', 'Women and Peter' und 'The Pear tree'
Elissa Landi Filmography [Auszug]
1943: [03.29] Corregidor (Cast: Dr. Royce Lee Stockman), Directed by William Nigh, with Otto Kruger, Donald Woods,
1937:  The thirteen chair (Cast), Directed by George B. Seitz, with Madge Evans,
1936:  After the thin man (Cast: Selma Landis), Directed by W. S. Van Dyke, with James Stewart, Jessie Ralph, William Powell,
1936:  The Amateur Gentleman (Cast), Directed by Thornton Freeland, with Douglas Fairbanks jr., Gordon Harker,
1935: [/ /1] Koenigsmark (Cast), Directed by Maurice Tourneur, with Antonin Artaud, Jean Debucourt, Pierre Fresnay,
1935:  Without regret (Cast), Directed by Harold Young, with Paul Cavanagh, Frances Drake,
1934:  The Count of Monte Christo (Le conte de Monte Christo) (Cast), Directed by Rowland V. Lee, with Luis Alberni, Sidney Blackmer, Louis Calhern,
1934:  Man of two worlds (Cast), Directed by J. Walter Ruben, with Franz Lederer,
1934:  The great flirtation (Cast), Directed by Dudley Murphy, with Adolphe Menjou,
1934:  Enter Madame (Cast), Directed by Elliott Nugent, with Cary Grant, Lynne Overman,
1934:  Under the Skin (Cast), Directed by David Burton, with Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut,
1933:  The Masquerader (Cast), Directed by Richard Wallace, with Ronald Colman,
1933:  By Candlelight (Cast), Directed by James Whale, with Paul Lukacs, Esther Ralston,
1933: [06.16] I love you Wednesday (Cast: Vicki Meredith ), Directed by Henry King, William Cameron Menzies, with Warner Baxter, Victor Jory,
1933: [04.28] The Warrior's Husband (Cast: Antiope), Directed by Walter Lang, with David Manners, ,
1932: [08.26] A passport to Hell (Burnt Offering, Undesirable Lady (Working title)) (Cast: Myra Carson ), Directed by Frank Lloyd, with Paul Lukacs, Warner Oland,
1932: [05.15] The Woman in Room 13 (Cast: Laura Ramsey ), Directed by Henry King, with Ralph Bellamy, Neil Hamilton,
1932: [03.27] Devil's Lottery (Cast: Evelyn Beresford ), Directed by Sam Taylor, with Victor McLaglen, Alexander Kirkland,
1932: [02.10] The Sign of the Cross (Cast: Mercia), Directed by Cecil B. DeMille, with Fredric March, Claudette Colbert,
1931: [10.30] The yellow Ticket (The yellow Passport) (Cast: Marya Kalish ), Directed by Raoul Walsh, with Lionel Barrymore, Laurence Olivier,
1931: [10.04] Wicked (Cast: Margot Rande), Directed by Allan Dwan, with Blanche Friderici, Una Merkel, Victor McLaglen,
1931: [08.20] The Parisian (Cast: Yvonne), Directed by Jean de Limur, with Adolphe Menjou, ,
1931: [05.31] Always Goodbye (Red-Handed (Working title)) (Cast: Lila Banning ), Directed by Kenneth Mackenna, William Cameron Menzies, with Lewis Stone, Paul Cavanaugh,
1931: [02.22] Body and Soul (Cast: Carla), Directed by Alfred Santell, with Charles Farrell, Humphrey Bogart,
1930: [11.20] Children of Chance (Cast: Binnie / Lia Monta), Directed by Alexander Esway, with Mabel Poulton, John Stuart,
1930: [07.02] The price of Things (Cast: Anthea Dane ), Directed by Elinor Glyn, with Stewart Rome, ,
1930: [02.00] Knowing Men (Cast: Korah Harley ), Directed by Elinor Glyn, with Carl Brisson, Helen Haye,
1929:  The Inseparables (Cast: Velda), Directed by Adelqui Migliar, John Stafford, with Patrick Aherne, ,
1928: [09.17] Synd (Sin) (Cast: Kersti ), Directed by Gustaf Molander, with Lars Hanson, Hugo Björne,
1928: [07.26] Bolibar (The Betrayal) (Cast: Françoise-Marie/La Monita), Directed by Walter Summers, with J.R. Michael Hogan, ,
1928:  Underground (Cast: Nell), Directed by Anthony Asquith, with Brian Aherne, Cyril McLaglen,
1926: [20.24] London (Cast: Alice Cranston ), Directed by Herbert Wilcox, with Dorothy Gish, , ,
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