Hollywood

Austro-American Society Hosts the Night After the Oscars Night

Themed "After Oscar Night", the Austro-American Society (Österreichisch-Amerikanische Gesellschaft) extends an invitation to a discussion on the role of film, music and media as drivers of culture and society.

April 26, 2021

Jewish Museum Vienna Acquires Hedy Lamarr Archive

The Jewish Museum Vienna has successfully acquired the estate of Vienna-born Hollywood actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr. The archive includes photographs, personal letters, documents and particularly valuable hand drawings of torpedo defense, which are considered as precursor to Bluetooth. The archive will be exhibited in a separate location in Vienna in the future.

March 22, 2021

Legendary "Sound of Music" Star Plummer Is Dead

The Canadian-American actor Christopher Plummer is dead. He played Baron von Trapp in the film musical "The Sound of Music" in Salzburg alongside Julie Andrews. He died at the age of 91 surrounded by his family.

February 5, 2021

Austrian-American Hollywood Legend Eric Pleskow Has Died

Eric Pleskow, the expelled son of a Jewish merchant family in Vienna, Hollywood legend and Viennale president, died at the age of 95 in Connecticut.

October 2, 2019