Lilli Palmer
Overview
 
Lilli Palmer born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 actress. She won the Volpi Cup
Volpi Cup
The Volpi Cups are the principal awards given to actors at the Venice Film Festival. Formal acting awards were introduced in the second festival . Initially they were called Great Gold Medals of the National Fascist Association for Entertainment. The name Volpi Cup was introduced the following year...

, the Deutscher Filmpreis
Deutscher Filmpreis
The Deutscher Filmpreis is the highest German movie award. From 1951 to 2004 it was awarded by a commission, since 2005 the award has been given by the Deutsche Filmakademie...

 three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign...

.
Palmer, who took her surname from an English actress she admired, was one of three daughters born to Dr. Alfred Peiser, a German
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 Jew
Jews
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ish surgeon, and Rose Lissman, an Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

n Jewish stage actress in Posen
Poznan
Poznań is a city on the Warta river in west-central Poland, with a population of 556,022 in June 2009. It is among the oldest cities in Poland, and was one of the most important centres in the early Polish state, whose first rulers were buried at Poznań's cathedral. It is sometimes claimed to be...

, Prussia
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, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 (now Poznań, Poland
Poland
Poland , officially the Republic of Poland , is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north...

). When Lilli was four her family moved to Berlin-Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg is a locality of Berlin within the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, named after Queen consort Sophia Charlotte...

.
Encyclopedia
Lilli Palmer born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 actress. She won the Volpi Cup
Volpi Cup
The Volpi Cups are the principal awards given to actors at the Venice Film Festival. Formal acting awards were introduced in the second festival . Initially they were called Great Gold Medals of the National Fascist Association for Entertainment. The name Volpi Cup was introduced the following year...

, the Deutscher Filmpreis
Deutscher Filmpreis
The Deutscher Filmpreis is the highest German movie award. From 1951 to 2004 it was awarded by a commission, since 2005 the award has been given by the Deutsche Filmakademie...

 three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign...

.

Life and career

Palmer, who took her surname from an English actress she admired, was one of three daughters born to Dr. Alfred Peiser, a German
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 Jew
Jews
The Jews , also known as the Jewish people, are a nation and ethnoreligious group originating in the Israelites or Hebrews of the Ancient Near East. The Jewish ethnicity, nationality, and religion are strongly interrelated, as Judaism is the traditional faith of the Jewish nation...

ish surgeon, and Rose Lissman, an Austria
Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

n Jewish stage actress in Posen
Poznan
Poznań is a city on the Warta river in west-central Poland, with a population of 556,022 in June 2009. It is among the oldest cities in Poland, and was one of the most important centres in the early Polish state, whose first rulers were buried at Poznań's cathedral. It is sometimes claimed to be...

, Prussia
Prussia
Prussia was a German kingdom and historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg. For centuries, the House of Hohenzollern ruled Prussia, successfully expanding its size by way of an unusually well-organized and effective army. Prussia shaped the history...

, Germany
Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

 (now Poznań, Poland
Poland
Poland , officially the Republic of Poland , is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north...

). When Lilli was four her family moved to Berlin-Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg is a locality of Berlin within the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, named after Queen consort Sophia Charlotte...

. She studied drama in Berlin
Berlin
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and is one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.45 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union...

 before fleeing to Paris
Paris
Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region...

 in 1933 following the Nazi
Nazism
Nazism, the common short form name of National Socialism was the ideology and practice of the Nazi Party and of Nazi Germany...

 takeover. While performing in cabaret
Cabaret
Cabaret is a form, or place, of entertainment featuring comedy, song, dance, and theatre, distinguished mainly by the performance venue: a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances and the audience sitting at tables watching the performance, as introduced by a master of ceremonies or...

s, she attracted the attention of British talent scouts and was offered a contract by the Gaumont Film Company
Gaumont Film Company
Gaumont Film Company is a French film production company founded in 1895 by the engineer-turned-inventor, Léon Gaumont . Gaumont is the oldest continously operating film company in the world....

. She made her screen debut in Crime Unlimited
Crime Unlimited
Crime Unlimited is a 1935 British crime film that was made as a Quota quickie. It was directed by Ralph Ince.-Plot:The Merrick gang have pulled off a diamond robbery and murdered a police officer investigating their crimes. A paper saying "AD 1935" was found on the murdered officer's body...

(1935) and appeared in British films for the next decade.

In 1943, she married actor Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
Sir Reginald Carey “Rex” Harrison was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards.-Youth and stage career:...

 and followed him to Hollywood
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Hollywood is a famous district in Los Angeles, California, United States situated west-northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and movie stars, the word Hollywood is often used as a metonym of American cinema...

 in 1945. She signed with Warner Brothers
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., also known as Warner Bros. Pictures or simply Warner Bros. , is an American producer of film and television entertainment.One of the major film studios, it is a subsidiary of Time Warner, with its headquarters in Burbank,...

 and appeared in several films, notably Cloak and Dagger (1946) and Body and Soul
Body and Soul (1947 film)
Body and Soul is a 1947 film noir which tells the story of a boxer who becomes involved with crooked promoters. It stars John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere and William Conrad....

(1947). She also periodically appeared in stage plays as well as hosting her own television series in 1951. Harrison and Palmer appeared together in the hit Broadway play Bell, Book and Candle in the early 50s and later starred in the film version of The Four Poster
The Fourposter
The Fourposter is a 1951 play written by Jan de Hartog. The two-character story spans thirty-five years, from 1890 to 1925, as it focuses on the trials and tribulations, laughters and sorrows, and hopes and disappointments experienced by Agnes and Michael throughout their marriage...

(1952), which was based on the award-winning Broadway play of the same name, written by Jan de Hartog
Jan de Hartog
Jan de Hartog was a Dutch playwright, novelist and occasional social critic who moved to the United States in the early 1960s and became a Quaker.- Early years :...

. She won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress
Volpi Cup
The Volpi Cups are the principal awards given to actors at the Venice Film Festival. Formal acting awards were introduced in the second festival . Initially they were called Great Gold Medals of the National Fascist Association for Entertainment. The name Volpi Cup was introduced the following year...

 in 1953 for The Four Poster
The Fourposter
The Fourposter is a 1951 play written by Jan de Hartog. The two-character story spans thirty-five years, from 1890 to 1925, as it focuses on the trials and tribulations, laughters and sorrows, and hopes and disappointments experienced by Agnes and Michael throughout their marriage...

. Harrison and Palmer divorced in 1956; they had one son, Carey Harrison
Carey Harrison
-Life:Harrison was born in London to actors Rex Harrison and Lilli Palmer, and raised in Los Angeles and New York, where he attended the Lycée Français. Subsequently, in Britain, he attended Sunningdale School, Harrow School, and Jesus College, Cambridge....

, born in 1944. During the marriage, Harrison had many affairs, including one with Carole Landis
Carole Landis
Carole Landis was an American film and stage actress whose break-through role was as the female lead in the 1940 film One Million B.C.. Landis has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 1765 Vine Street....

, who committed suicide in 1948 in the wake of their failed relationship.

Palmer returned to Germany in 1954 where she played roles in many films and television productions. She also continued to play both leading and supporting parts in the U.S. and abroad. In 1957, she won the Deutscher Filmpreis
Deutscher Filmpreis
The Deutscher Filmpreis is the highest German movie award. From 1951 to 2004 it was awarded by a commission, since 2005 the award has been given by the Deutsche Filmakademie...

 for Best Actress for her portrayal of Anna Anderson
Anna Anderson
Anna Anderson was the best known of several impostors who claimed to be Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia...

 in Is Anna Anderson Anastasia?. She starred opposite William Holden
William Holden
William Holden was an American actor. Holden won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1954 and the Emmy Award for Best Actor in 1974...

 in The Counterfeit Traitor
The Counterfeit Traitor
The Counterfeit Traitor is a 1962 war film starring William Holden and Lilli Palmer. Holden plays an American-born Swedish citizen who agrees to spy on the Nazis in World War II...

(1962), an espionage thriller based on fact, and opposite Robert Taylor
Robert Taylor (actor)
Robert Taylor was an American film and television actor.-Early life:Born Spangler Arlington Brugh in Filley, Nebraska, he was the son of Ruth Adaline and Spangler Andrew Brugh, who was a farmer turned doctor...

 in another true World War II
World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

 story, Disney
The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company is the largest media conglomerate in the world in terms of revenue. Founded on October 16, 1923, by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, Walt Disney Productions established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before diversifying into...

's Miracle of the White Stallions
Miracle of the White Stallions
Miracle of the White Stallions is a 1963 film released by Walt Disney starring Robert Taylor , Lilli Palmer, and Eddie Albert. It is the story of the evacuation of the Lipizzaner horses from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during World War II.Major parts of the movie were shot in the...

(1963). On the small screen, in 1974 she starred as Manouche Roget in the six-part television drama series The Zoo Gang
The Zoo Gang
The Zoo Gang was a 1974 ITC Entertainment drama series that ran for six one-hour colour episodes, based on the 1971 book of the same name by Paul Gallico....

, about a group of former underground freedom fighters from World War II
World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

, with Brian Keith
Brian Keith
Brian Keith was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his four decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 Disney family film The Parent Trap, the 1966 comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, and the 1975 adventure saga The Wind and...

, Sir John Mills
John Mills
Sir John Mills CBE , born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, was an English actor who made more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades.-Life and career:...

, and Barry Morse
Barry Morse
Herbert "Barry" Morse was an Anglo-Canadian actor of stage, screen, and radio best known for his roles in the ABC television series The Fugitive and the British sci-fi drama Space: 1999...

.

A talented writer, Palmer published a memoir, Change Lobsters and Dance, in 1975. Reminiscences by Vivian Matalon
Vivian Matalon
Vivian Matalon is a British theatre director.Born in Manchester, England, Matalon began his career as an actor in a series of forgettable British films, but his greatest success has been as a director of West End, Broadway, and regional theater productions.Matalon's West End credits include Bus...

 and Noël Coward
Noël Coward
Sir Noël Peirce Coward was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".Born in Teddington, a suburb of London, Coward attended a dance academy...

 (Matalon directed Palmer in the premiere production of Coward's play Suite in Three Keys in 1966; see A Song at Twilight
A Song at Twilight
A Song at Twilight is a play in two acts by Noël Coward. It is one of a trio of plays collectively entitled Suite in Three Keys, all of which are set in the same suite in a luxury hotel in Switzerland...

) suggest that Palmer was not always the patient and reasonable person she represented herself as being in this autobiography. She wrote a full-length work of fiction presented as a novel rather than a memoir, The Red Raven in 1978.

Palmer was married to Argentine actor Carlos Thompson
Carlos Thompson
Juan Carlos Mundin-Schaffter, known as Carlos Thompson, was an Argentinian actor.- Career :Of German Swiss parentage, he played leading roles on stage and in films in Argentina. He went to Hollywood in the 1950s and was typically cast as a European womanizer...

 from 1957 until her death in Los Angeles
Los Ángeles
Los Ángeles is the capital of the province of Biobío, in the commune of the same name, in Region VIII , in the center-south of Chile. It is located between the Laja and Biobío rivers. The population is 123,445 inhabitants...

 from cancer
Cancer
Cancer , known medically as a malignant neoplasm, is a large group of different diseases, all involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. The cancer may also spread to more distant parts of the...

 in 1986 at the age of 71.

Lilli Palmer is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a privately owned cemetery in Glendale, California. It is the original location of Forest Lawn, a chain of cemeteries in Southern California. The land was formerly part of Providencia Ranch.-History:...

, California.

Awards

  • 1953: Volpi Cup for Best Actress
    Volpi Cup
    The Volpi Cups are the principal awards given to actors at the Venice Film Festival. Formal acting awards were introduced in the second festival . Initially they were called Great Gold Medals of the National Fascist Association for Entertainment. The name Volpi Cup was introduced the following year...

     for The Four Poster
    The Fourposter
    The Fourposter is a 1951 play written by Jan de Hartog. The two-character story spans thirty-five years, from 1890 to 1925, as it focuses on the trials and tribulations, laughters and sorrows, and hopes and disappointments experienced by Agnes and Michael throughout their marriage...

  • 1956: Deutscher Filmpreis
    Deutscher Filmpreis
    The Deutscher Filmpreis is the highest German movie award. From 1951 to 2004 it was awarded by a commission, since 2005 the award has been given by the Deutsche Filmakademie...

     (Silver) for Best Actress in Der Teufel in Seide
  • 1957: Deutscher Filmpreis (Silver) for Best Actress in Anastasia — Die letzte Zarentochter
  • 1959: Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination for But Not for Me
    But Not for Me (film)
    But Not for Me is a 1959 Paramount Pictures comedy film starring Clark Gable and Carroll Baker. It is based on the play Accent on Youth written by Samson Raphaelson.-Cast:*Clark Gable ... Russell 'Russ' Ward*Carroll Baker ... Ellie Brown / Borden...

  • 1972: Goldene Kamera for Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau (ZDF
    ZDF
    Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen , ZDF, is a public-service German television broadcaster based in Mainz . It is run as an independent non-profit institution, which was founded by the German federal states . The ZDF is financed by television licence fees called GEZ and advertising revenues...

     TV)
  • Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame
    The Hollywood Walk of Fame consists of more than 2,400 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along fifteen blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California...

     at 7013 Hollywood Blvd.
  • 1974: Great Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Großes Verdienstkreuz der Bundesrepublik Deutschland)
  • 1978: Deutscher Filmpreis (Gold) for Lifetime Achievement
  • 1986: Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film nomination for Peter the Great (TV series)
    Peter the Great (TV Series)
    Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian leader Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries....


Partial filmography

  • Rivaux de la piste (1933)
  • Crime Unlimited
    Crime Unlimited
    Crime Unlimited is a 1935 British crime film that was made as a Quota quickie. It was directed by Ralph Ince.-Plot:The Merrick gang have pulled off a diamond robbery and murdered a police officer investigating their crimes. A paper saying "AD 1935" was found on the murdered officer's body...

    (1935)
  • The First Offence
    The First Offence
    The First Offence is a 1936 British drama film directed by Herbert Mason and starring John Mills, Lilli Palmer and Bernard Nedell. It was a remake of the 1934 French film Mauvaise Graine directed by Billy Wilder.-Cast:* John Mills - Johnnie Penrose...

    (1936)
  • Wolf's Clothing
    Wolf's Clothing
    Wolf's Clothing is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Andrew Marton and starring Claude Hulbert, Gordon Harker and Lilli Palmer. A blundering group of secret agents mistake a Foreign Office official for a dangerous international assasain.-Cast:...

    (1936)
  • Secret Agent (1936)
  • Good Morning, Boys
    Good Morning, Boys
    Good Morning, Boys is a 1937 British comedy film featuring Will Hay, Martita Hunt, Lilli Palmer and Peter Gawthorne.-Plot outline:Will Hay plays the roguish headmaster, Dr Twist, of a dubious boarding school for boys. Twist bets on the horses with his pupils and teaches them little...

    (1937)
  • Command Performance
    Command Performance (1937 film)
    Command Performance is a 1937 British drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Arthur Tracy, Lilli Palmer and Mark Daly. It was based on a play by Stafford Dickens.-Cast:* Arthur Tracy - Street Singer* Lilli Palmer - Susan* Mark Daly - Joe...

    (1937)
  • The Great Barrier
    The Great Barrier (film)
    The Great Barrier is a 1937 British drama film directed by Milton Rosmer and Geoffrey Barkas and starring Richard Arlen, Lilli Palmer and Antoinette Cellier. The film depicts the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway...

    (1937)
  • Crackerjack (1938)
  • A Girl Must Live
    A Girl Must Live
    A Girl Must Live is a 1939 British romantic comedy film directed by Carol Reed and starring Margaret Lockwood, with supporting cast Renee Houston, Lilli Palmer, and Hugh Sinclair...

    (1939)
  • Sunset in Vienna
    Sunset in Vienna
    Sunset in Vienna is a 1937 British drama film directed by Norman Walker and starring Tullio Carminati, Lilli Palmer and John Garrick. An Italian officer marries an Austrian, but the outbreak of the First World War devastates their relationship.-Cast:...

    (1940)
  • Blind Folly
    Blind Folly
    Blind Folly is a 1940 British comedy film directed by Reginald Denham and starring Clifford Mollison, Lilli Palmer and Leslie Perrins. A man inherits a nightclub that belonged to his brother but soon discovers that it is the headquarters for a dangerous criminal gang.-Cast:* Clifford Mollison -...

    (1940)
  • The Door with Seven Locks (1940)
  • Thunder Rock
    Thunder Rock (film)
    Thunder Rock is a 1942 British drama film with supernatural elements, directed by Roy Boulting and starring Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Lilli Palmer and Barbara Mullen.-Background:...

    (1942)
  • The Gentle Sex
    The Gentle Sex
    The Gentle Sex is a 1943 British, black-and-white romantic comedy-drama war film directed and narrated by Leslie Howard. It was produced by Concanen Productions, Two Cities Films and Derrick de Marney.-Synopsis:...

    (1943)
  • English Without Tears
    English Without Tears
    English Without Tears is a 1944 British Comedy film directed by Harold French and starring Michael Wilding, Penelope Dudley-Ward and Lilli Palmer. The niece of a British aristocrat falls in love with the butler.-Cast:* Michael Wilding ... Tom Gilbey...

    (1944)
  • The Rake's Progress
    The Rake's Progress (film)
    The Rake's Progress is a 1945 British comedy-drama film made in 1945. In the United States, the title was changed to Notorious Gentleman.- Plot :...

    (1945)
  • Beware of Pity
    Beware of Pity
    Beware of Pity is a 1946 British romantic drama film starring Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven and Cedric Hardwicke. It is based on the novel of the same name by Stefan Zweig...

    (1946)
  • Cloak and Dagger (1946)
  • Body and Soul
    Body and Soul (1947 film)
    Body and Soul is a 1947 film noir which tells the story of a boxer who becomes involved with crooked promoters. It stars John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere and William Conrad....

    (1947)
  • No Minor Vices (1948)
  • My Girl Tisa
    My Girl Tisa
    My Girl Tisa is a 1948 film directed by Elliott Nugent. It stars Lilli Palmer and Sam Wanamaker.-Cast:*Lilli Palmer as Tisa Kepes*Sam Wanamaker as Mark Denek*Akim Tamiroff as Mr. Grumbach*Alan Hale as Dugan*Hugo Haas as Tescu...

    (1948)
  • Hans le marin (1949)
  • The Long Dark Hall
    The Long Dark Hall
    The Long Dark Hall is a 1951 British crime film directed by Reginald Beck and Anthony Bushell and starring Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer and Raymond Huntley. After a showgirl is found murdered shortly after she begins an affair with Arthur Groome, he becomes the prime suspect for the murder...

    (1951)
  • The Four Poster (1952)
  • Feuerwerk
    Feuerwerk
    Feuerwerk is a 1954 West German musical comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Lilli Palmer, Karl Schönböck and Romy Schneider. Its English-language title is Fireworks.-Cast:* Lilli Palmer: Iduna...

    (1954)
  • Der Teufel in Seide (1955)
  • Anastasia — Die letzte Zarentochter (1956)
  • Zwischen Zeit und Ewigkeit (1956)
  • The Night of the Storm (1957)
  • Der gläserne Turm (1957)
  • Eine Frau, die weiss, was sie will (1958)
  • The Lovers of Montparnasse (Les Amants de Montparnasse) (1958)
  • Mädchen in Uniform
    Mädchen in Uniform (1958 film)
    Mädchen in Uniform is a 1958 German drama film directed by Géza von Radványi. It was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival...

    (Girls in Uniform) (1958)

  • La Vie à deux
    La Vie à deux
    La Vie à deux , is a French comedy film from 1958, directed by Clément Duhour, written by Clément Duhour, starring Pierre Brasseur and Louis de Funès...

    (1958)
  • But Not for Me
    But Not for Me (film)
    But Not for Me is a 1959 Paramount Pictures comedy film starring Clark Gable and Carroll Baker. It is based on the play Accent on Youth written by Samson Raphaelson.-Cast:*Clark Gable ... Russell 'Russ' Ward*Carroll Baker ... Ellie Brown / Borden...

    (1959)
  • Conspiracy of Hearts
    Conspiracy of Hearts
    Conspiracy of Hearts is a 1960 British film. It stars Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms and Albert Lieven. Its plot involves Italian nuns smuggling Jewish children out of an internment camp near their convent to save them from the Holocaust. It was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Film Promoting...

    (1960)
  • Mrs. Warren's Profession (1960)
  • The Pleasure of His Company
    The Pleasure of His Company
    The Pleasure of His Company is a comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds, released by Paramount Pictures. It is based on the 1958 play of the same name by Samuel A. Taylor and Cornelia Otis Skinner.-Plot:...

    (1961)
  • Le rendez-vous de minuit (1961)
  • Frau Cheneys Ende (1961)
  • The Counterfeit Traitor
    The Counterfeit Traitor
    The Counterfeit Traitor is a 1962 war film starring William Holden and Lilli Palmer. Holden plays an American-born Swedish citizen who agrees to spy on the Nazis in World War II...

    (1962)
  • Adorable Julia
    Adorable Julia
    Adorable Julia is a 1962 German comedy film directed by Alfred Weidenmann. It was entered into the 1962 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Lilli Palmer - Julia Lambert* Charles Boyer - Michael Grosselyn* Jean Sorel - Tom Fennel...

    (1962)
  • Finden sie, daß Constanze sich richtig verhält? (1962)
  • Leviathan (1962)
  • Miracle of the White Stallions
    Miracle of the White Stallions
    Miracle of the White Stallions is a 1963 film released by Walt Disney starring Robert Taylor , Lilli Palmer, and Eddie Albert. It is the story of the evacuation of the Lipizzaner horses from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during World War II.Major parts of the movie were shot in the...

    (1963)
  • Operation Crossbow
    Operation Crossbow (film)
    Operation Crossbow is a British 1965 spy thriller and World War II film, made from a story from Duilio Coletti and Vittoriano Petrilli and filmed at MGM-British Studios...

    (1965)
  • The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
    The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
    The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders is a 1965 British historical comedy film directed by Terence Young and starring Kim Novak, Richard Johnson and Claire Ufland...

    (1965)
  • God's Thunder
    God's Thunder
    God's Thunder or Le Tonnerre de Dieu is a 1965 French, Italian and West German produced comedy film, directed by Denys de La Patellière. The film is set in Nantes.-Cast:*Jean Gabin ... Léandre Brassac*Michèle Mercier ... Simone Leboucher...

    (1965)
  • Congress of Love (1966)
  • Father's Trip (1966)
  • The Dance of Death (1967)
  • Zwei Girls vom roten Stern (1967)
  • Jack of Diamonds
    Jack of Diamonds (1967 film)
    Jack of Diamonds is a 1967 film directed by Don Taylor filmed in Germany that was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It stars George Hamilton in the lead role of an international cat burglar and jewel thief....

    (1967)
  • Nobody Runs Forever
    Nobody Runs Forever
    Nobody Runs Forever also called The High Commissioner is a 1968 film directed by Ralph Thomas based on Jon Cleary's 1966 novel The High Commissioner. It stars Rod Taylor as Australian policeman Scobie Malone and Christopher Plummer as the Australian High Commissioner in England caught up in...

    (1968)
  • Oedipus the King
    Oedipus the King
    Oedipus the King , also known by the Latin title Oedipus Rex, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed c. 429 BCE. It was the second of Sophocles's three Theban plays to be produced, but it comes first in the internal chronology, followed by Oedipus at Colonus and then Antigone...

    (1968)
  • Sebastian
    Sebastian (1968 film)
    Sebastian is a 1968 British film directed by David Greene, produced by Michael Powell, Herbert Brodkin and Gerry Fisher, and distributed by Paramount Pictures...

    (1968)
  • Hard Contract
    Hard Contract
    Hard Contract is a 1969 film written and directed by S. Lee Pogostin and starring James Coburn and Lee Remick. It premiered on April 30, 1969.-Cast:*James Coburn as John Cunningham*Lee Remick as Sheila Metcalfe*Lilli Palmer as Adrianne...

    (1969)
  • De Sade
    De Sade (film)
    De Sade is an American-German 1969 drama film starring Keir Dullea and Senta Berger...

    (1969)
  • La residencia (1969)
  • Children of Mata Hari
    Children of Mata Hari
    Children of Mata Hari is a 1970 French crime film directed by Jean Delannoy and starring Klaus Kinski.-Cast:* Stéphane Audran - Dominique* Klaus Kinski - Pavel Richko / Torpédo I* Lilli Palmer - Helen* Michel Constantin - Coster...

    (1970)
  • Eine Frau bleibt eine Frau (1970, ZDF
    ZDF
    Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen , ZDF, is a public-service German television broadcaster based in Mainz . It is run as an independent non-profit institution, which was founded by the German federal states . The ZDF is financed by television licence fees called GEZ and advertising revenues...

     TV)
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
  • Night Hair Child
    Night Hair Child
    Night Hair Child is a 1971 horror film starring Mark Lester, Britt Ekland, Hardy Krüger and Lilli Palmer. The film was directed by James Kelley and Andrea Bianchi...

    (1972)
  • The Other Side of the Wind
    The Other Side of the Wind
    The Other Side of the Wind is an unfinished film directed by Orson Welles, shot between 1969 and 1976, and starring John Huston, Bob Random, Peter Bogdanovich, Susan Strasberg and Oja Kodar.-Summary:...

    (1972) (unreleased)
  • Lotte in Weimar
    Lotte in Weimar (film)
    Lotte in Weimar is a 1974 East German drama film directed by Egon Günther. It was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival. It is based on the 1939 novel, Lotte in Weimar: The Beloved Returns by Nobel prize winning German novelist Thomas Mann.-Cast:...

    (1974)
  • Derrick
    Derrick (TV series)
    Derrick is a German TV series produced by Telenova Film und Fernsehproduktion in association with ZDF, ORF and SRG between 1974 and 1998 about Detective Chief Inspector Stephan Derrick and his loyal assistant Inspector Harry Klein , who solve murder cases in Munich and surroundings Derrick is a...

    - Season 1, Episode 2 - "Johanna" (1974)
  • The Boys from Brazil
    The Boys from Brazil (film)
    The Boys from Brazil is a 1978 British/American science fiction/thriller film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. It stars Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier, with James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen and Steve Guttenberg in supporting roles...

    (1978)
  • High Society Limited (1982)
  • The Holcroft Covenant
    The Holcroft Covenant (film)
    The Holcroft Covenant is a 1985 film based on the Robert Ludlum novel The Holcroft Covenant. The film starred Michael Caine and was directed by John Frankenheimer...

    (1985)


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