Elissa Landi (1904-1948)

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

Creator: Landi, Elissa 1904-1948

Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

Date: 4/20/1932

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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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

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

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

Date

4/20/1932

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Actors and actresses
  • Actresses

Form/Genre

Black-and-White Prints

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5056]