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Eugen Neufeld (6 December 1882 in Göding – 18 October 1950 in Vienna) was an Austrian-Jewish film actor. [1]

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Selected filmography

The Priest from Kirchfeld is a 1914 Austrian silent film directed by Jacob Fleck and Luise Fleck and starring Max Neufeld, Hans Rhoden and Polly Janisch. It is based on the play Der Pfarrer von Kirchfeld by Ludwig Anzengruber.

The Ancestress is a 1919 Austrian silent drama film directed by Jacob Fleck and Luise Fleck and starring Liane Haid, Max Neufeld and Karl Ehmann. The same story had previously been shot in 1910.

Light of His Life is a 1921 Austrian silent film directed by Max Neufeld and starring Liane Haid, Eugen Neufeld and Karl Ehmann.

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  1. Siegbert Salomon Prawer, Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933, Berghahn Books (2007), p. 213