Documentary trilogy dedicated to the 150th anniversary
The Vienna Ringstrasse is one of the largest boulevards in the world - celebrates its birthday. 150 years ago, Emperor Franz inaugurated the monumental boulevard encircling the center of Vienna, although the construction of the splendid promenade had not properly begun. Where the Habsburg imperial and royal city protected itself once against the onslaught of hostile armies with its massive city walls, a fashionable boulevard was to be laid converting Vienna into a cosmopolitan city.
The magnificent buildings on the Ring have long been one of the Vienna's landmarks that attract millions of tourists to Austria today.
A co-production of Clever Contents GmbH, ORF III, Wien Tourismus and the City of Vienna
funded by the Austrian Television Fund - RTR
Genre | Documentary
Author and Director | Günter Kaindlstorfer
Production manager I Doris Pongratz
Camera | Klaus Achter
Cutter | Michael Ingram
Length | 3 films x 52 minutes each
Year of production | 2014
First broadcasting | February 2015 in the ORF main evening programm "Erbe Österreich" and with the second best daily reach for ORF III
Additonal broadcasting | Hrvatska radiotelevizija and 3sat (complete trilogy, doubling the usual rating on that slot)
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