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KARLHEINZ BÖHM – EMPEROR WITH A HEART OF GOLD

Now emperor, now ruthless murderer on screen, generous benefactor in real life. Throughout his long and prolific career, Karlheinz Böhm did not only lend his face to Franz Joseph I of Austria. On the contrary, after the success of the Marischka trilogy, the actor tried throughout his life to distance himself from those films that had made him world-famous, often even playing characters that were decidedly antithetical to those he initially used to play.