Hugo Werner-Kahle

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Hugo Werner-Kahle
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Born(1882-08-05)5 August 1882
Died1 May 1961(1961-05-01) (aged 78)
Years active1914–1944 (film)
Spouse Annemarie Steinsieck

Hugo Werner-Kahle (5 August 1882 – 1 May 1961) was a German stage and film actor (and sporadically, a movie director). [1] [2] He appeared in around a hundred films during his career.


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  1. Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 264. ISBN   978-1936168-68-2.
  2. Soister p.128
  3. Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. p. 264. ISBN   978-1936168-68-2.