No flash player has been set up. Please select a player to play Flash videos. Medium Our Emperor, film extract, A 1917 Production: Sascha-Film/Wien. Partner Filmarchiv AustriaCopyright Filmarchiv Austria Verwendet bei Chapter The idealized leader and monarch Emperor Karl in film – Christian, family-oriented, uniformed After the death of Emperor Franz Joseph, the new young emperor and his wife became the focus of Austro-Hungarian film propaganda. The idea was to enhance their popularity and communicate calm, harmony and security amid all of the chaos.