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Leopold Lindtberg
Austrian director

Leopold Lindtberg

Leopold Lindtberg
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Quick Facts

Intro Austrian director
Was Film director
From Austria Switzerland
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 1 June 1902, Vienna, Austria
Death 18 April 1984, Zurich, Canton of Zürich, Switzerland (aged 81 years)
Star sign Gemini
The details (from wikipedia)


Leopold Lindtberg (born in Vienna on 1 June 1902; died in Sils im Engadin/Segl on 18 April 1984) was an Austrian Swiss film and theatre director. He fled Austria due to the Machtergreifung in Germany and ultimately settled in Switzerland.

His sister Hedwig was married to the Austrian/American musicologist Felix Salzer.


  • 1941 Coppa Mussolini for "Die Missbrauchten Liebesbriefe" (The abused love letters)
  • 1946 Golden Globe for "The Last Chance"
  • 1946 International Film Festival of Cannes 1946: Grand Prix and International Peace Prize for "The Last Chance"
  • 1951 Golden Bear at the Berlinale 1951 for "Four in a Jeep"
  • 1953 Bronze Bear for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village) at the Berlinale 1953
  • 1953 Silver laurel of David O. Selznick Award for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village)
  • 1956 Josef Kainz Medal
  • 1958 Member of the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts
  • 1958 Price of Zurich for "Unser Dorf" (Our Village)
  • 1959 Film of the City of Zurich for "Vorposten der Menschheit" (Outpost of Humanity)
  • 1959 appointed professor by the President of the Republic of Austria
  • 1961 Golden Needle of the Schauspielhaus Zurich
  • 1969 Hans Reinhart Ring
  • 1974 Honorary Member of the Burgtheater
  • 1976 Nestroy Ring
  • 1982 Raymond Ring

Selected filmography

  • 1932 Wenn zwei sich streiten
  • 1935 Jä-soo
  • 1938 Füsilier Wipf
  • 1939 Constable Studer
  • 1940 Die missbrauchten Liebesbriefe
  • 1941 Landammann Stauffacher
  • 1944 Marie-Louise
  • 1945 Die letzte Chance
  • 1947 Madness Rules
  • 1949 Swiss Tour (Ein Seemann ist kein Schneemann)
  • 1951 Four in a Jeep
  • 1953 The Village
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