Elissa Landi (1904-1948)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5056]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 4/20/1932

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5056

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Summary

The films of actress Elissa Landi (1904-1948) were popular in 1920s and 1930s; in 1932, when this photograph was distributed, she appeared in Cecil B. DeMille's The Sign of the Cross (1932). She had been born in Venice, Italy, as Elisabeth Marie Christine Kuhnelt, raised in Austria, and educated in England.

Subject

Landi, Elissa 1904-1948

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5056

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

4/20/1932

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Topic

  • Actors and actresses
  • Actresses

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5056]

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