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Erich Kettelhut
Erich Karl Heinrich Kettelhut (1 November 1893 – 13 March 1979) was a German production designer, art director and set decorator.[1] Kettelhut is considered as one of the most important artists in the history of early German cinema, mainly for his set direction for Die Nibelungen (1924) and his design and visual effects for Metropolis (1927). His early career was defined by a working relationship with fellow designers Otto Hunte and Karl Vollbrecht, the trio working on many of Fritz Lang's early German films
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Berlin
Berlin
Berlin
(/bɜːrˈlɪn/, German: [bɛɐ̯ˈliːn] ( listen)) is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states. With a steadily growing population of approximately 3.7 million,[4] Berlin
Berlin
is the second most populous city proper in the European Union
European Union
behind London
London
and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union.[5] Located in northeastern Germany
Germany
on the banks of the rivers Spree
Spree
and Havel, it is the centre of the Berlin- Brandenburg
Brandenburg
Metropolitan Region, which has roughly 6 million residents from more than 180 nations.[6][7][8][9] Due to its location in the European Plain, Berlin
Berlin
is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate
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F. W. Murnau
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau (born Friedrich Wilhelm Plumpe; December 28, 1888 – March 11, 1931) was a German film director. Murnau was greatly influenced by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Shakespeare
Shakespeare
and Ibsen plays he had seen at the age of 12, and became a friend of director Max Reinhardt. During World War I
World War I
he served as a company commander at the eastern front and was in the German air force, surviving several crashes without any severe injuries.[1] One of Murnau's acclaimed works is the 1922 film Nosferatu, an adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Although not a commercial success due to copyright issues with Stoker's novel, the film is considered a masterpiece of Expressionist film. He later directed the 1924 film The Last Laugh, as well as a 1926 interpretation of Goethe's Faust
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Paul Czinner
Paul Czinner
Paul Czinner
(30 May 1890 – 22 June 1972) was a Hungarian-born British writer, film director, and producer.Contents1 Biography 2 Death 3 Selected filmography 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Czinner was born to a Jewish
Jewish
family in Budapest, Austria-Hungary.[1] After studying literature and philosophy at the University of Vienna, he worked as a journalist. From 1919 onward, he dedicated himself to work for the film industry as writer, director and producer. Czinner became engaged to actress Gilda Langer
Gilda Langer
in early 1920. Shortly after their engagement Langer succumbed to the Spanish flu and died on 31 January 1920.[citation needed] In 1924, he offered the leading role in his film Nju to Elisabeth Bergner. They became partners. Due to the persecution of Jews by the Nazi Party under Adolf Hitler, the two, both Jewish, fled to Vienna and then London, where they were married
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Doña Juana (film)
Doña Juana is a 1927 German silent comedy drama film directed by Paul Czinner and starring Elisabeth Bergner, Walter Rilla and Hertha von Walther. It was based on a Spanish play by Tirso de Molina. The adaptation was done by Béla Balázs, who later tried to have his name removed from the credits because he disliked the finished version of the film. The story is based on a traditional seventeenth century play about a nobleman who educates his daughter to be raised as boy, leading to a series of confusions in her romantic life
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Dita Parlo
Dita Parlo (4 September 1908 – 12 December 1971), born either Grethe Gerda Kornstädt or Gerda Olga Justine Kornstädt[1] in Stettin (present-day Szczecin, Poland), was a German film actress.Contents1 Career 2 In popular culture 3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 References 6 External linksCareer[edit]This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (September 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Parlo made her first film appearance in Homecoming (Heimkehr) in 1928 and quickly became a popular actress in Germany
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Erich Pommer
Erich Pommer
Erich Pommer
(20 July 1889 – 8 May 1966) was a German-born film producer and executive. Pommer was perhaps the most powerful person in the German and European Film Industries in the 1920s and 1930s.[1] As producer, Erich Pommer
Erich Pommer
was involved in the German Expressionist film movement during the silent era. As the head of production at Decla, Decla-Bioscop and from 1924 to 1926 at UFA Pommer was responsible for many of the best known movies of the Weimar Republic such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
(1920), Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922), Die Nibelungen
Die Nibelungen
(1924), Michael (1924), Der Letzte Mann / The Last Laugh (1924), Variety (1925), Tartuffe (1926), Manon Lescaut (1926) Faust (1926), Metropolis (1927) and The Blue Angel (1930)
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Lilian Harvey
Lilian Harvey
Lilian Harvey
(19 January 1906[citation needed] – 27 July 1968[1]) was an Anglo-German actress and singer, long based in Germany, where she is best known for her role as Christel Weinzinger in Erik Charell's 1931 film Der Kongreß tanzt.Contents1 Early life 2 Career2.1 Emigration from Nazi Germany 2.2 After World War II3 Private life 4 Death 5 Filmography 6 In popular media 7 References 8 External linksEarly life[edit] Helene Lilian Muriel Pape was born in 1906, in Hornsey, North London. Her mother, Ethel Marion (Laughton), was English, and her father, Walter Bruno Pape, was a German businessman. At the beginning of World War I the family found itself in Magdeburg, and as they were unwilling and unable to return to England, Harvey was sent to live with an aunt at Solothurn
Solothurn
in Switzerland. After the war, the Papes lived in Berlin, where Lilian took her high-school diploma (Abitur) in 1923
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Hans Albers
Hans Philipp August Albers (22 September 1891 – 24 July 1960) was a German actor and singer. He was the biggest male movie star in Germany between 1930 and 1945 and one of the most popular German actors of the twentieth century.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 The 1930s and the Second World War 3 After the Second World War 4 Death 5 Legacy 6 Selected filmography6.1 Silent films 6.2 Sound films7 Songs (selection) 8 Bibliography 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Hans Albers
Hans Albers
with a woman, 1924 Hans Albers
Hans Albers
was born in Hamburg, the son of a butcher, and grew up in the district of St. Georg. He was seriously interested in acting by his late teens and took acting classes without the knowledge of his parents. In 1915 Albers was drafted to serve in the German Army in World War I, but was wounded early on
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Monte Carlo Madness (1931 Film)
Monte Carlo Madness (German: Bomben auf Monte Carlo) is a 1931 German musical comedy film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring Hans Albers, Anna Sten
Anna Sten
and Heinz Rühmann.[1] The film is based on the novel Bomben auf Monte Carlo (1930) by Fritz Reck-Malleczewen. A separate English-language version Monte Carlo Madness and a French version Le capitaine Craddock were also made as part of UFA's strategy to export its films to other countries. Cast[edit] Hans Albers
Hans Albers
... Craddock Anna Sten
Anna Sten
... Yola Heinz Rühmann
Heinz Rühmann
... Peter Schmidt Ida Wüst
Ida Wüst
... Isabell Rachel Devirys ... Diane Kurt Gerron
Kurt Gerron
... Casino Manager / Kasinodirektor Karl Etlinger ... Consul / Konsul Peter Lorre
Peter Lorre
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F.P.1 Antwortet Nicht
F.P.1 antwortet nicht, or F.P.1 Doesn't Respond was the name of a novel written by noted science fiction and fantasy writer/director Kurt Siodmak, best known as the creator of The Wolf Man. The novel was turned into a film in 1932, directed by Karl Hartl — it was produced as a multilingual version (MLV), with one film each in German, French, and English. Filming versions in different languages was common in the early sound film period. Written after Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight, the plot concerned a permanent air station in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The German version was the last German film that either Siodmak or Peter Lorre, who played a secondary character, would make in Germany before the war
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Rochus Gliese
Rochus Gliese (6 January 1891 — 22 December 1978) was a German actor, director, production designer, and Academy Award-nominated art director of early films from the 1910s and 1920s. He was born in Berlin, Germany. He is most remembered in the United States
United States
for his work as an art director on the film Sunrise. Most of his other films did not receive wide release in the United States. His final film as a director was 1930's Die Jagd nach dem Glück ("Running After Luck"), though he did some behind-the-scenes roles through the 1930s and in the 1950s
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Sunrise
Sunrise
Sunrise
or sun up is the instant at which the upper edge of the Sun appears over the horizon in the morning.[1] The term can also refer to the entire process of the Sun
Sun
crossing the horizon and its accompanying atmospheric effects.[2]Contents1 Terminology1.1 "Rise" 1.2 Beginning and end2 Measurement2.1 Angle 2.2 Time of day 2.3 Location on the horizon3 Appearance3.1 Colors 3.2 Optical illusions and other phenomena4 See also 5 References 6 External linksTerminology[edit] "Rise"[edit] Although the Sun
Sun
appears to "rise" from the horizon, it is actually the Earth's motion that causes the Sun
Sun
to appear
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German Empire
The German Empire
German Empire
(German: Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),[5][6][7][8] also known as Imperial Germany,[9] was the German nation state[10] that existed from the Unification of Germany
Unification of Germany
in 1871 until the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II
Wilhelm II
in 1918. It was founded in 1871 when the south German states joined the North German Confederation. On January 1st, the new constitution came into force that changed the name of the federal state and introduced the title of emperor for Wilhelm I, King of Prussia
King of Prussia
from the Hohenzollern dynasty.[11] Berlin
Berlin
remained its capital. Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck
remained Chancellor, the head of government
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Monte Carlo Madness (1932 Film)
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
Madness is a 1932 German musical comedy film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring Sari Maritza, Hans Albers
Hans Albers
and Charles Redgie.[1] It was an English-language version of the 1931 German film Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
Madness, which was based on the 1930 novel Bomben auf Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
by Fritz Reck-Malleczewen. The screenplay concerns a captain who falls in love with a Queen in Monte Carlo.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Reception 4 References 5 Bibliography 6 External linksPlot[edit] In Monte Carlo, a captain tries to raise the money to pay his crew at the gaming table, and meets and falls in love with a Queen. Cast[edit] Sari Maritza ... Queen Yola Hans Albers
Hans Albers
... Capt. Erickson Charles Redgie ... Peter Helen Haye
Helen Haye
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Paul Martin (director)
Paul Martin (8 February 1899 – 26 January 1967) was a Hungarian film director and screenwriter who worked for many years in the German film industry. He directed 60 films between 1932 and 1967
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