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Carl Drews (27 January 1894 – 3 September 1983 ) was a German cinematographer.
Juliane "Liane" Haid was an Austrian actress and singer. She has often been referred to as Austria's first movie star.
Julius Falkenstein was a German stage and film actor of the silent era. He appeared in more than 180 films between 1914 and 1933. Falkenstein was Jewish, but secured a special permit to continue making films following the Nazi rise to power in 1933. He died of natural causes the same year, having made only one further film.
Harry Hardt was an Austrian actor. The son of a military officer, he initially planned a military career for himself, studying at a military academy and serving during World War I. He later turned to acting, having a long career both in films and on television.
Georg Jacoby was a German film director and screenwriter.
Carl Eduard Hermann Boese was a German film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed 158 films between 1917 and 1957.
Victor Arthur Eduard Janson was a German stage and film actor and film director of Latvian ethnicity.
Jakob Karl Heinrich Wilhelm Tiedtke was a German film actor. He appeared in more than 190 films between 1914 and 1955.
Hans Ferdinand Junkermann was a German actor. He was married to the Austrian actress Julia Serda.
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.
Anton Pointner was an Austrian stage and film actor. Pointner's career began on the stages of Austria and performed in both silent and sound films in his native Austria, as well as in Germany and the United States.
Willy Goldberger (1898–1961) was a German-Spanish cinematographer. On some Spanish films he is credited as Guillermo Goldberger.
Carl Hoffmann was a German cinematographer and film director.
Werner Brandes was a German cinematographer. Brandes moved to Britain in the late 1920s to work on several prestige films for British International Pictures.
Karl Platen was a German actor and cinematographer known for Girl in the Moon (1929) and M (1931).
Hans Adalbert Schlettow was a German film actor. Schlettow appeared in around a hundred and sixty films during his career, the majority during the silent era. Among his best-known film roles was Hagen von Tronje in Fritz Lang's film classic Die Nibelungen (1924). In 1929 he starred in the British director Anthony Asquith's film A Cottage on Dartmoor.
Robert Liebmann was a German screenwriter.
Curt Courant was a German cinematographer who worked on over a hundred films during the silent and early sound eras. Courant worked in several European countries, collaborating with figures such as Alfred Hitchcock and Fritz Lang. As he was of Jewish ancestry, Courant was forced to leave Germany in 1933 and go into exile following the Nazi takeover of power. Courant worked at several of the leading British studios during the mid-1930s. He was the uncle of Willy Kurant who also became a cinematographer.
Hermann Picha was a German stage and film actor. Picha was extremely prolific, appearing in over 300 short and feature films during the silent and early sound eras. Picha played a mixture of lead and supporting roles during his career. He played the title role in the 1920 film Wibbel the Tailor, directed by Manfred Noa. He appeared in Fritz Lang's Destiny.
Robert Herlth was a German art director. He was one of the leading designers of German film sets during the 1920s and 1930s.
Franz Schroedter was a German art director.