Elissa Landi

Elissa Landi, originally uploaded by Truus, Bob & Jan too!.

Italian born actress and writer Elissa Landi (1904–1948) was rumoured to be a descendant of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria. During the 1920’s she appeared in British, French, and German films before travelling to the United States. In Hollywood she became a popular star of the 1930’s.

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