|Born||23 May 1928|
|Died||20 August 2017 (aged 89)|
|Years active||1949-1957 (film)|
Nicole Besnard (1928–2017) was a French stage and film actress.   She starred in several films during the 1950s before retiring.
Hans Olden (1892–1975) was an Austrian stage and film actor. Olden appeared in more than eighty films during his career, mostly in Austria but occasionally also in Germany. He was a supporter of the Austrian Nazi Party, his interest in Nazism pre-dating the Anchluss by some years. After the Second World War Olden appeared in a number of Heimat films.
Emil Burri (1902–1966) was a German playwright and screenwriter who worked on around fifty films during his career, a prominent figure in both Nazi era and post-war German cinema. He also directed the 1942 film Beloved World, his only directorial credit. In 1955 he wrote the screenplay for the Austrian historical heimatfilm Dunja.
Adrienne Gessner was an Austrian actress. Gessner appeared in over fifty film and television shows during her career, including the 1955 costume film Hofjagd in Ischl. Gessner appeared in a mixture of German and Austrian films during her career. Following the Anchluss of 1938 she fled with her Jewish husband Ernst Lothar to the United States, returning after the Second World War.
Ilse Peternell is an Austrian actress who appeared in more than forty films during her career. During the 1940s and 1950 she played female leads in films such as Winter Melody (1947). She gradually switched to supporting and character roles.
Hans Heinz Theyer was an Austrian cinematographer. He worked on around forty films, including The Emperor Waltz (1953).
Erika von Thellmann (1902–1988) was an Austrian actress who appeared in more than a hundred films and television series during her career.
Ingrid Marga Irene Lutz was a German film actress. Lutz died on 13 November 2021, at the age of 97.
Elma Karlowa was a Yugoslav film and television actress.
Eduard Köck was an Austrian stage and film actor. He made a few silent film appearances, but most of his screen performances were character roles during the 1940s and 1950s.
Katharina Mayberg (1925–2007) was a German film and television actress.
Aldo von Pinelli (1913–1967) was an Italian screenwriter, lyricist and film producer.
Gustav Abel (1902–1963) was an Austrian art director.
Ernst H. Albrecht (1906–1982) was a German art director. He worked on the sets of over eighty films during his career. He was employed mainly in Germany, but also worked on the Austrian film The Blue Star of the South in 1951.
Bert Grund (1920–1992) was a German composer of film scores.
Hugo Gottschlich (1905–1984) was an Austrian stage and film actor, who specialised in Viennese character parts. Later in his career he appeared frequently on television.
Herbert Trantow (1903–1993) was a German composer of film scores, active during the postwar era. Before 1950 he worked for DEFA in East Germany, but then worked exclusively in the West. He was the father of the actress Cordula Trantow.
Thomas Engel (1922–2015) was a German screenwriter and director of film and television. He was the son of director Erich Engel.
Leopold Rudolf was an Austrian stage, film and television actor.
Theo Zwierski (1911–1989) was a German art director who designed the sets on a number of West German films and television productions.
The Blue Danube is a 1955 Austrian romantic comedy film directed by Hans Schweikart and starring Hardy Krüger, Nicole Besnard and Paul Hörbiger. It was shot at the Schönbrunn Studios in Vienna and on location around the city. The film's sets were designed by the art director Fritz Jüptner-Jonstorff.