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Sunday-Night Theatre: The Mayerling Affair


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Henry Sherek presents..
A television version of a new play by R.F. Delderfield.
[Starring] Mai Zetterling and Keith Michell
Epilogue by Heinrich Heine, translated by Humbert Wolfe, and spoken by Michael Hordern.
The action takes place between November 1888 and January 1889 in Rudolf's apartment in the Hofburg, the imperial residence in Vienna, and at Mayerling, his hunting lodge twenty miles from Vienna.
(Keith Michell appears by courtesy of London Films Ltd.)


Writer: R. F. Delderfield
Producer: Rudolph Cartier
Epilogue: Heinrich Heine
[Epilogue] translated by: Humbert Wolfe
[Epilogue] spoken by: Michael Hordern
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Maurice Szeps, Editor-Proprietor of the Wiener Tageblatt: Rupert Davies
Johann Loschek, valet to Crown Prince Rudolf: Cyril Shaps
Stephanie, Crown Princess of Austria-Hungary: Beryl Baxter
Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary: Keith Michell
Bratfisch, a Viennese cab driver: Charles Victor
Countess Larisch, cousin of Crown Prince Rudolf: Sonia Dresdel
Baroness Mary Vetsera: Mai Zetterling
Agnes, Maid of Baroness Mary Vetsera: Diana Blackwood
Archduke Johann Salvator: Anthony Dawson
Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary: Andre van Gyseghem
Elizabeth, Empress of Austria-Hungary: Margaretta Scott

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