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Jan van Dommelen
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Jan van Dommelen (28 April 1878 – 26 October 1942) was a Dutch film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 44 films between 1911 and 1939.
Stijn Streuvels, born Franciscus (Frank) Petrus Maria Lateur, was a Flemish Belgian writer.
Peter Urban Bruun Gad was a Danish film director. He directed 40 films between 1910 and 1927. His wife Asta Nielsen starred in 30 of his films, also in his début the film Afgrunden from 1910. They moved to Germany in 1911 where Gad worked with Paul Davidson until 1922.
Leopold Maximiliaan Felix Timmermans is a much translated author from Flanders. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.
Jan Stuyt was a Dutch architect.
Theodor August Konrad Loos was a German actor.
William Christy Cabanne was an American film director, screenwriter, and silent film actor.
Adelqui Migliar, also known as Adelqui Millar, was a Chilean film actor, director, writer and producer. He appeared in 31 silent films between 1916 and 1928. He also directed 24 films between 1922 and 1954. He was born in Concepción, Chile, and lived and worked in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. He died in Santiago, Chile.
Lau Lauritzen Sr., born Lauritz Lauritzen was an early Danish film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era in Denmark. His son, Lau Lauritzen Jr. became one of Denmark's leading directors in the 1940s and 1950s.
Het geheim van het slot Arco is a 1915 Dutch silent drama film horror directed by Maurits Binger and Jan van Dommelen.
Oorlog en vrede is a 1918 Dutch silent war drama film directed by Maurits Binger. It is named after the novel War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, but is not an adaptation of it. It follows three families during World War I. Only a single fragment of the film survives.
Caroline van Dommelen was a Dutch film actress and director of the silent era. She appeared in 11 films between 1911 and 1918, and directed three during this time period. Several of her family members — including her brother, Jan van Dommelen — were involved in filmmaking.
Maurits Binger was a Dutch film director, producer and screenwriter of the silent era. He directed 39 films between 1913 and 1922 and is considered one of the pioneers of fictional films in the Netherlands. Binger's studio and base of operations was in Haarlem, North Holland. Between 1919 and 1923 he was managing director of Anglo-Hollandia an attempt to break into the larger British market. There is a film institute in the Netherlands in his name. He is sometimes referred to as Maurice Binger.
Willem van der Veer was a Dutch film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 32 films between 1913 and 1937.
Christine van Meeteren was a Dutch film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 17 films between 1913 and 1936.
Johan Coenraad "Coen" Hissink was a Dutch film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 25 films between 1914 and 1942. He also wrote short stories and books about controversial topics such as homosexuality, prostitution and cocaine. During the Second World War, he became a member of the resistance. He was interned at Neuengamme concentration camp in 1941 and died there in 1942.
Lola Cornero was a Dutch film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 17 films between 1916 and 1920.
Paula de Waart was a Dutch film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 24 films between 1915 and 1935.
Carlo Rossini Wieth was a Danish stage and film actor whose career began at the turn of the 20th-century and lasted until his death in 1943.
Marie "Rie" Cramer was a Dutch writer and prolific illustrator of children's literature whose style is considered iconic for the interwar period. For many years, she was one of the two main illustrators for a leading Dutch youth magazine, Zonneschijn (Sunshine). She also wrote plays under the pseudonym Marc Holman. Some of her work was banned during World War II because it attacked National Socialism, and she wrote for a leading underground newspaper during the war.