|Born||13 July 1880|
|Died||27 October 1934|
|Years active||1913–1934 (film)|
Alfred Schirokauer (13 July 1880 – 27 October 1934) was a German novelist and screenwriter.  He also directed three films during the silent era. Many films were based on his novels including several adaptations of Lucrezia Borgia . After the rise of the Nazi Party to power in 1933 the Jewish Schirokauer emigrated to Amsterdam and then to Austria where he died the following year.
Juliane "Liane" Haid was an Austrian actress and singer. She has often been referred to as Austria's first movie star.
Hedwig "Vicki" Baum was an Austrian writer. She is known for the novel Menschen im Hotel, one of her first international successes. It was made into a 1932 film and a 1989 Broadway musical.
Paul Wegener was a German actor, writer, and film director known for his pioneering role in German expressionist cinema.
Richard Oswald was an Austrian film director, producer, screenwriter, and father of German-American film director Gerd Oswald.
Adele Sandrock was a German-Dutch actress. After a successful theatrical career, she became one of the first German movie stars.
Carl de Vogt was a German film actor who starred in four of Fritz Lang's early films. He attended the acting school in Cologne, Germany. Together with acting he was also active as a singer and recorded several discs. His greatest hit was "Der Fremdenlegionär". An extremely successful actor in his early career, he died in relative obscurity in 1970.
Alfons Fryland was an Austrian film actor. He appeared in 47 films between 1921 and 1933. He was born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary and died in Graz, Austria.
Lee Parry was a German film actress of the silent era. She appeared in more than 40 films between 1919 and 1939.
Georg John was a German stage and film actor.
Kurt Vespermann was a German stage and film actor.
Willy Schmidt-Gentner was one of the most successful German composers of film music in the history of German-language cinema. He moved to Vienna in 1933. At his most productive, he scored up to 10 films a year, including numerous classics and masterpieces of the German and Austrian cinema.
Hans Steinhoff was a German film director, best known for the propaganda films he made in the Nazi era.
Philipp Manning was a British-born German actor. He was born in Lewisham to a British father and a German mother. He was sent to Germany for his education and settled there. He often played British characters in German films, including in Nazi propaganda ones. He died in Waldshut-Tiengen.
Georg Alexander was a German film actor who was a prolific presence in German cinema. He also directed a number of films during the silent era.
Wilhelm Diegelmann was a German actor.
Carl Drews was a German cinematographer.
Robert Neppach was an Austrian architect, film producer and art director. Neppach worked from 1919 in the German film industry. He oversaw the art direction of over 80 films during his career, including F.W. Murnau's Desire (1921) and Richard Oswald's Lucrezia Borgia (1922). Neppach was comparatively unusual among set designers during the era in having university training.
Frederik Fuglsang (1887–1953) was a Danish cinematographer who worked largely in the German film industry. Fuglsang was employed by Nordisk Film, who initially brought him to Germany. He worked frequently during the Weimar era on films such as Vanina (1922) and Frederic Zelnik's The Weavers (1927). He was married to the actress Käte Fuglsang.
Hugo Döblin was a German stage and film actor. He appeared in more than eighty films, most of them during the silent era. The Jewish Döblin left Germany following the Nazi Party's rise to power in 1933, and after moving first to Czechoslovakia and Austria, eventually settled in Switzerland. His younger brother was novelist, essayist, and doctor Alfred Döblin (1878–1957).
The Woman of Yesterday and Tomorrow is a 1928 Austrian silent drama film directed by Heinz Paul and starring Arlette Marchal, Vivian Gibson, Livio Pavanelli. It is based on the novel of the same title by Alfred Schirokauer. The film's sets were designed by the art director Hans Ledersteger.