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90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy | English | 04 February 1957 (USA)

Season 3 | Episode 6

    Mayerling is the name of a notorious Austrian village linked to a romantic tragedy. At a royal hunting lodge there, in 1889, Crown Prince Rudolf--desperate over his father's command to put away his teenage mistress, the Baroness Marie Vetsera--shot her to death and killed himself. The misfortune may indeed have been a murder-suicide, but perhaps it was a political assassination, or even the result of a lunatic family vendetta: scholarship is still catching up with the facts.

    Kirk Browning Anatole Litvak
    Claude Anet (based on the novel by: "Idyll's End") Irma von Cube (adapted by) Andrew McCullough (adapted by)
    Audrey HepburnMel FerrerLorne GreeneDiana Wynyard