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Rolf Lindau

Rolf Lindau



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Cast (feature film)

The Dolly Sisters (1945) as Busboy
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 20th century.
Counter-Attack (1945) as German prisoner
Two Russians fight to escape the seven Nazi soldiers trapped with them in a bombed building.
Days of Glory (1944) as German sergeant
Russian freedom fighters battle the Nazi occupying forces.
Two-Man Submarine (1944) as Nazi officer
A film that is among the umpteen hundred films that some source has given Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco a "credited" composers credit, although his name appears actually nowhere in connection with the vast majority of these umpteen hundred films, and one of four films that Tom Neal and Ann Savage were in together. This one has Robert B. Williams as some kind of scientist on an unnamed South Pacific island and he is making penicillin out of jungle mold at a time when penicillin was so new that all the players in the film pronounce it as "pey-nen-sol-lon" or something like that. Tom Neal is also there as some kind of guard or protector of Williams' work and is hacked off something fierce about it as his goal if to get off the island and into hand-to-hand action "against the japs." Before long an unidentified plane flies over the island and Neal has his pistol at the ready to shoot it down in case it is an enemy plane but a figure parachutes out and in parachutes none other than Ann Savage, who is there as Neal's replacement, although Neal now isn't as ready to leave as he was before. Then a man, George Lynn, washes ashore and is accepted as a crewman from a torpedoed American ship. Later, Williams is murdered, after some of his "pey-non-sol-len or whatever" samples disappear, and Neal concludes that either Savage, island-doctor J.Carroll Naish or Abner Biberman is the guilty party working for the Axis to get the penicillin formula. This isn't exactly Holmes-or-Chan sleuthing on his part as he knows he isn't guilty and the only people on the island, with the exception of three natives, are those he names as suspects. He doesn't know that a two-man Japanese submarine (with five or six Germans on board plus the two Japanese crewmen)is lurking offshore, but his list of suspects is basically correct, as none of the people from the sub have come ashore yet. Well, one has but he floated in. Discounting the floater, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that between Savage, Naish and Biberman, which one who can least bear scrutiny.
Tampico (1944) as Radio operator
Oil-tanker Captain Manson rescues Kathie Hall after her ship is sunk by a U-boat. He marries her. When his ship is sunk and she is suspected because she has no identification. Manson tries to clear her of the charge and discovers that his first mate, Adamson, is a German agent.
None Shall Escape (1944) as Policeman
A Nazi officer on trial for war crimes thinks back on his past.
U-Boat Prisoner (1944) as Sound man
Around the World (1944) as German flyer
Kay Kyser and his Kollege of Musical Knowledge entertain the troops overseas.
The Boy from Stalingrad (1943) as German sergeant
Russian children out in the fields gathering grain find themselves in the path of the invading German army making its way to Stalingrad, a target city of their onslaught. The four youths, Kolya, Grisha, Pavel, and the girl, Nadya, realize the German army, is attacking so they set fire to the grain field's harvest. Returning to their village the children find Tommy, a hurt English consulate's son fleeing the city with his parents who perished in the attempt. They stretcher him to their village for recovery. Still alive in the rubble of the village is a young child Yuri whom the group takes in also. Kolya, the oldest assumes leadership and skirmishes to find food for the group, living in a village cellar. He discovers a German tank encampment and sabotages a tank. A Nazi Major commander sends men to scout the village who are met by resistance from the children using found weapons. The Major believes a large guerilla force is present and halts his advance to neutralize it. The Nazi soldiers capture Grisha who feigns dim wittedness. The Major believing the boy harmless, lets him go, thinking he will lead him to the Russian resistance forces. But Grisha leads the Major into a trap where the children overpower him and take him to their village refuge for questioning. The Germans, searching for their commander come upon the village and in the shooting kill all the children save Tommy who while in their midst explodes a grenade destroying himself, and the Germans around him. A German General later views the scene with much consternation and bewilderment. The surviving child patriots Kolya and Pavel are subsequently lauded by the defending Russian forces for having delayed the Nazis attacking the city long enough to allow Soviet forces time to mount their defenses against the attack on Stalingrad.
Yanks Ahoy (1943) as Second German
Feuding sergeants wreak havoc on the Navy.
Edge of Darkness (1943) as Soldier
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as German reporter
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
First Comes Courage (1943) as Junior officer
A Norwegian resistance fighter seduces a Nazi officer to learn enemy secrets during World War II.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as Radio operator on submarine
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Bomber's Moon (1943) as Prison guard
American bomber pilot Captain Jeff Dakin (George Montgomery) is shot down on a bombing raid over German-held territory. As his crew bails out, Jeff sees his bombadier brother, Lt. Danny Dakin (Richard Graham), machine-gunned to death as he is drifting to earth. After being taken prisoner Jeff learns the name of the man who murdered his brother---Nazi ace Major Von Streicher (Martin Kosleck). In the concentration camp he begins a plan of escape with two other prisoners; Czech prisoner Captain Paul Husnik (Kent Taylor) and a young Russian doctor, Alexandra "Alec" Zoreisch (Annabella). The three escape during an air raid. Jeff begins to take a dislike to Paul over several incidents that arouse his suspicions. Actually Paul is Gestapo officer Paul van Brock who has engineered the escape in the hope that the Alec will lead him to the leaders of the underground movement. They manage to reach the home of a friend of Alec's father, where Paul reveals his true colors by killing the underground leader and calling the Gestapo. Jeff overpowers Paul and he and Alec escape and elude the Nazi agents. Reaching Holland, where plans have been set for their escape, Jeff learns that the plane in which he was shot down has been re-built by the Nazis for a mysterious flight to England. He refuses to take the boat with Alec and, disguised as a German soldier, learns the details of the flight plan and that the man who murdered his brother, Von Streicher, is to pilot the plane. Jeff steals a Nazi plane and heads for the English Channel to intercept Von Streicher.
Desperate Journey (1942) as Sergeant
American pilots stranded in Germany during World War II fight their way to freedom.
Busses Roar (1942) as German spy
A saboteur rigs a bomb to destroy a strategic oil field.
Spy Ship (1942) as German operator
A flighty society girl sells secrets to the enemy.
Secret Enemies (1942) as Spy radio operator
The FBI tracks Nazi agents to a luxury hotel.
Sergeant York (1941) as German
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Underground (1941) as Radio man
Resistance leaders in Germany plot to broadcast Nazi secrets over the radio.
Calling Philo Vance (1940) as Sentry
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940) as Patient
True story of the German scientist who devoted his life to curing syphilis.
Espionage Agent (1939) as Foreign agent
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
Confession (1937) as Clerk at candy counter
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.

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