Fred Sauer

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Fred Sauer
Born(1886-12-14)14 December 1886
Died17 September 1952(1952-09-17) (aged 65)
OccupationActor, Director, Writer

Fred Sauer (14 December 1886 17 September 1952) was an Austrian actor, film director and screenwriter.

Film director Person who controls the artistic and dramatic aspects of a film production

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film. A film director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay while guiding the technical crew and actors in the fulfilment of that vision. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design, and the creative aspects of filmmaking. Under European Union law, the director is viewed as the author of the film.

Screenwriter writer who writes for TV, films, comics and games

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Selected filmography


<i>The Apache Chief</i> 1920 film by Fred Sauer

The Apache Chief is a 1920 German silent comedy film directed by Fred Sauer and starring Friedrich Zelnik, Wilhelm Diegelmann and Lya Mara.

The Law of the Desert is a 1920 German silent adventure film directed by Fred Sauer and starring Bernhard Goetzke and Heinrich Peer.

Demon Blood is a 1920 German silent film directed by Fred Sauer.


The Comedian's Child is a 1923 German silent film directed by Fred Sauer and starring Harry Hardt, Robert Leffler and Grete Reinwald.

Tragedy is a 1925 German silent drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Walter Janssen, Henny Porten and Annemarie Winkler.

The Woman in Gold is a 1926 German-French silent film directed by Pierre Marodon and starring Lotte Neumann, Ernö Verebes and Suzanne Pierson.

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