|Born||8 May 1904|
|Died||29 September 1959 (aged 55)|
|Years active||1919–1933 (film )|
Gerhard Ritterband (1904–1959) was a German film actor.
Olga Engl was an Austrian-German stage and motion picture actress who appeared in nearly 200 films.
Carl Eduard Hermann Boese was a German film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed 158 films between 1917 and 1957.
Jakob 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.
Lydia Potechina was a Russian actress. She emigrated to Germany in 1919, and returned to the Soviet Union in 1932. She was married to the Russian-German film producer Max Pfeiffer.
Leopold von Ledebur was a German stage and film actor.
Carl Drews was a German cinematographer.
Heinrich Felix Erich Kaiser-Titz was a German stage and film actor.
Sophie Berg Pagay (1860–1937) was an Austrian stage and film actress, born in Brünn, Austria-Hungary. She began acting as a child, and went to Berlin to perform on stage in 1887. She married actor Hans Pagay.
Maria Forescu was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian opera singer and film actress. During the silent and talkies era of the German cinema, she appeared in several movies as a supporting actress. When Adolf Hitler came to power, Forescu, like other Jews of that period, was barred from her profession. She died in the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany.
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.
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.
Heinrich Peer was an Austrian stage and film actor. He appeared in around a hundred films during the silent era.
Karl Falkenberg was a German-Jewish film actor.
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).
National Film or National-Film was a German film production and distribution company which operated during the silent and early sound era. In the early 1920s it made an attempt to take over Erich Pommer's Decla-Bioscop, but the projected merger failed and Decla instead joined with the major studio UFA. While Decla was generally in favour of joining with National, it was pressured by its creditors Deutsche Bank to merge with UFA.
Sybill Morel was a German stage and film actress of the silent era.
Kurt Richter (1885–1960) was an Austrian art director of the silent era. He designed the sets for more than a hundred films during his career, including a number made by the leading German company UFA where he frequently collaborated with director Ernst Lubitsch.
Rolf E. Vanloo was a German playwright and screenwriter. He also produced the 1937 film Tango Notturno.
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