|Directed by||Alexander Korda|
|Produced by||Jenő Janovics|
|Languages|| Silent |
Magic (Mágia) is a 1917 Hungarian drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Victor Varconi, Magda Nagy and Antal Nyáray.
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Victor Varconi was a Hungarian actor who initially found success in his native country, as well as in Germany and Austria, in silent films, before relocating to the United States, where he continued to appear in films throughout the sound era. He also appeared in British and Italian films.
Hungary competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, and Stockholm, Sweden. 108 competitors, 88 men and 20 women, took part in 80 events in 12 sports.
Marinko Magda is a Serbian hitman who has murdered 11 people in Serbia and Hungary.
The Last Bohemian is a 1912 Hungarian film directed by Michael Curtiz. It was Curtiz's debut film as a director.
Bánk Bán is a 1914 silent Austro-Hungarian film directed by Michael Curtiz.
Big Read is the Hungarian version of the BBC Big Read.
Walter Percy Day O.B.E. (1878–1965) was a British painter best remembered for his work as a matte artist and special effects technician in the film industry. Professional names include W. Percy Day; Percy Day; "Pop" or "Poppa" Day, owing to his collaboration with sons Arthur George Day (1909–1952) draughtsman, Thomas Sydney Day (1912–1985), stills photographer and cameraman, and stepson, Peter Ellenshaw, who also worked in this field.
Masters of the Sea is a 1922 Austrian silent adventure film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Victor Varconi, María Corda and Tibor Lubinszky.
A Vanished World is a 1922 Austrian silent adventure film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Alberto Capozzi, Victor Varconi, María Corda and Olga Lewinsky. It was based on the novel Serpoletto by Lajos Bíró. A Habsburg archduke enlists as an ordinary seamen. The film won the Gold Medal for Best Dramatic Film at the Milan International Cinema Concourse.
Dancing Mad is a 1925 German silent comedy film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Victor Varconi, María Corda and Willy Fritsch. It based on the French play Le Danseur de Madame by Paul Armont and Jacques Bousquet. A free-spirited young wife flirts with an old flame, before finally settling down in her marriage.
White Rose is a 1919 Hungarian silent drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring María Corda, Gyula Bartos, and Emil Fenyvessy. It was based on an 1853 novel by Mór Jókai. It was released by the state-owned Hungarian film industry during the Hungarian Soviet Republic, although production had begun before the regime came to power. Korda went on to make two further films for the Soviet government Yamata and Ave Caesar! which led to his eventual arrest once the regime had been overthrown and his ultimate decision to leave Hungary for Austria.
St. Peter's Umbrella is a 1917 Hungarian silent drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Károly Lajthay, Márton Rátkai and Victor Varconi. It was an adaptation of the 1895 novel St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth. Two adaptations were made later in 1935 and in 1958.
Miska the Magnate is a 1916 Hungarian silent comedy film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Lili Berky, Victor Varconi and Alajos Mészáros. It was based on a popular stage musical comedy by Károly Bakoni and Andor Gábor. The play was later turned into the 1949 film Mickey Magnate.
The One Million Pound Note is a 1916 Hungarian silent comedy film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Lajos Ujváry, Gyula Nagy and Aladár Ihász. It is an adaptation of Mark Twain's 1893 short story The Million Pound Bank Note.
The Yellow Foal is a 1913 Hungarian silent drama film directed by Félix Vanyl and starring Lili Berky, Gyula Nagy and Victor Varconi. It is known by several alternative titles including Son of the Pusta and The Secret of a Blind Man. The film was made by producer Jenő Janovics in partnership with the French company Pathé. The film was a massive success and was exported to nearly forty countries worldwide. On the back of the film's success Janovics built his Corvin Film company into a leading studio, attracting talented Hungarian actors, writer and technicians away from the capital Budapest to work for him in Kolozsvár.
Forget Me Not is a 1935 German drama film directed by Augusto Genina and starring Beniamino Gigli, Peter Bosse and Kurt Vespermann. The rights to the film were bought by Alexander Korda who remade it in Britain the following year.
Magda Expelled is a 1938 Hungarian comedy film directed by Ladislao Vajda and starring Ida Turay, Klári Tolnay and Antal Páger. The film was based on a play. In 1940 it was remade in Italy as Maddalena, Zero for Conduct with some changes.
The Duped Journalist is a 1914 Hungarian silent film directed by Alexander Korda and Gyula Zilahi.
The Red Peacock is a 1920 German silent film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Pola Negri and Victor Varconi. It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios and distributed by UFA. Long thought lost, the film was rediscovered in a New York basement in 2020.
You'll Be in My Heart is a 1930 German drama film directed by Max Reichmann and starring Camilla Horn, Fritz Schulz and Victor Varconi.