||Hollywood in Vienna – Vienna in Hollywood
|Endless is the list of film artists who have made their way from Vienna to Hollywood. Among them are producers, directors, actors, composers and cinematographers. Names like Erich von Stroheim, Max Reinhardt, Otto Preminger, Max Steiner, Erich Korngold, Fred Zinnemann, Billy Wilder, Leon Askin, Peter Lorre or Hedy Lamarr have become Hollywood household names. Many were attracted by the prospects of a glamorous career, for hundreds of others Hollywood meant freedom from racial and political persecution.
Film makers, on the other hand, have always been intrigued by Vienna as a location.The location hunt starts takes us to various places of Hollywood interest in the Inner City and and ends at Vienna's famous Ferris Wheel, a favourite with filmmakers such as Carol Reed (The Third Man) or John Glen (The Living Daylights)
||Duration: 2 Hours