Ferdinand von Alten
Baron von Lamezan auf Altenhofen
April 13, 1885
|Died||March 17, 1933 47) (aged|
Ferdinand von Alten (1885–1933) was a Russian-born German actor.
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Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.
The Blue Lantern is a 1918 German silent drama film directed by Rudolf Biebrach and starring Henny Porten and Ferdinand von Alten.
Madame Récamier is a 1920 German silent historical film directed by Joseph Delmont and starring Fern Andra, Bernd Aldor and Albert Steinrück. The film portrays the life of Juliette Recamier, a French society figure of the Napoleonic Era.
Anna Boleyn, also known as Deception, is a 1920 German historical film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It stars Henny Porten as Anne Boleyn and Emil Jannings as King Henry VIII.
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Alfred Schirokauer (1880–1934) 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.