The famous Empress Elisabeth of Austria, also known as Sissi, was born on this day in 1837. In honour of her birthday, we are taking a look at at the Sissi Trilogy, starring Romy Schneider, which is instrumental in creating the legendary status of the Empress. It has become a Christmas Classic in many European Countries, most notably in Germany, where the Trilogy one of the most-shown films on television.
Note- These films are in German, but you should be able to get captions in English!
Sissi – Die junge Kaiserin (The Young Empress), 1956
Sissi – Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin (Fateful Years of an Empress), 1957
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