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Also Known As: Died: January 23, 1956
Born: September 16, 1893 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Hungary Profession: Producer ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948) as Director () Directo) (Uncredited)
2.
An Ideal Husband (1947) as Director
An upstanding politician is haunted by his past when a blackmailer threatens to reveal a youthful indiscretion.
3.
Vacation from Marriage (1945) as Director
After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.
4.
That Hamilton Woman (1941) as Director
Naval hero Lord Nelson defies convention to court a married woman of common birth.
5.
Rembrandt (1936) as Director
The respected painter takes to drink and faces down scandal after his wife dies.
6.
The Girl from Maxim's (1936) as Director
7.
The Private Life of Henry VIII (1934) as Director
The famed English monarch suffers through five of his six disastrous marriages.
8.
The Private Life of Don Juan (1934) as Director
When a jealous husband kills a fake Don Juan, the real thing sees a way to retire with grace.
9.
The Rise Of Catherine The Great (1934) as Director () Directo) (Uncredited)
Marriage to the heir to the Russian throne is far from a picnic for his lovely German bride.
10.
Reserved for Ladies (1932) as Director
A waiter poses as a prince to win a beautiful aristocrat.
11.
Wedding Rehearsal (1932) as Director
To avoid marriage, a nobleman schemes to marry off the eligible women on his family''''s list.
12.
Lilies of the Field (1930) as Director
13.
The Princess and the Plumber (1930) as Director
14.
Women Everywhere (1930) as Director
15.
The Squall (1929) as Director
A gypsy beauty sets the men of a farming family to fighting over her favors.
16.
The Squall (1929) as Director
A gypsy beauty sets the men of a farming family to fighting over her favors.
17.
Love and the Devil (1929) as Director
18.
Her Private Life (1929) as Director
19.
The Night Watch (1928) as Director
20.
21.
The Yellow Lily (1928) as Director
22.
The Stolen Bride (1927) as Director
23.
Madame Wunscht keine Kinder (1926) as Director
24.
Tanzer meiner Frau, Der (1925) as Director
25.
Jedermanns Frau (1924) as Director
27.
Tragodie im Hause Hapsburg (1924) as Director
28.
Unbekannte Morgen, Das (1923) as Director
29.
Versunkene Welt, Eine (1922) as Director
30.
Herren der Meere (1922) as Director
31.
Seine Majestat das Bettelkind (1920) as Director
32.
Mary Ann (1918) as Director
33.
Aranyember, Az (1918) as Director
34.
Szent Peter esernyoje (1917) as Director
35.
Magia (1917) as Director
36.
Harrison es Barrison (1917) as Director
37.
Golyakalifa, A (1917) as Director
38.
Faun (1917) as Director
39.
Nagymama, A (1916) as Director
40.
Nevto Szaszkia, A (1916) as Director
41.
Magnas Miska (1916) as Director
42.
Ciklamen (1916) as Director
43.
Feher ejszakak (1916) as Director
44.
Mesek az irogeprol (1916) as Director
45.
Egymillio fontos banko, Az (1916) as Director
46.
Ketszivu ferfi, A (1916) as Director
47.
Vergodo szivek (1916) as Director
48.
Tiszti kardbojt, A (1915) as Director () Directio) (Uncredited)
49.
Tutyu es Totyo (1915) as Director
50.
Lyon Lea (1915) as Director
51.
Becsapott ujsagiro, A (1914) as Director

Writer (feature film)

52.
Tanzer meiner Frau, Der (1925) as Screenwriter
53.
Unbekannte Morgen, Das (1923) as Screenwriter
54.
Egymillio fontos banko, Az (1916) as Screenwriter
55.
Feher ejszakak (1916) as Screenwriter
56.
Mesek az irogeprol (1916) as Screenwriter
57.
Nagymama, A (1916) as Screenwriter
58.
Tiszti kardbojt, A (1915) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

59.
Seven Days to Noon (1997) as Producer
A scientist threatens to detonate a nuclear warhead if the nation will not halt arms research.
60.
Epic That Never Was (I, Claudius), The (1965) as Producer ("I, Claudius")
61.
Smiley (1957) as Presented By
62.
Storm Over the Nile (1956) as Producer
After being branded a coward, a man travels to Africa to rescue his friends.
63.
I Am a Camera (1955) as Producer
In the early thirties, aspiring writer Christopher Isherwood, living in Berlin, meets the vivacious, penniless singer Sally Bowles. They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money.
64.
The Deep Blue Sea (1955) as Presented By
A woman is unhappy in her marriage to a boring, stiff judge, so she takes up with a wild-living RAF pilot, who ends up being more than she can handle.
65.
Raising a Riot (1955) as Producer
66.
Teckman Mystery, The (1955) as Producer
67.
Marianne de ma jeunesse (1955) as Producer
A young schoolboy in a German boarding school experineces the pangs of first love with a local young girl.
68.
Richard III (1955) as Producer
A hunchbacked madman plots to make himself king of England.
69.
Constant Husband, The (1955) as Producer
An amnesiac wakes up to find out that he has married seven women and gets himself in quite a messy hassle.
70.
Hobson's Choice (1954) as Producer
A widower father fights to control the lives of his three strong-willed daughters.
71.
Man Who Loved Redheads, The (1954) as Producer
The honourable Mark St. Neots is playing with some 'chums' when he meets and is bowled over by Sylvia. As he grows older he retains his image of this beautiful young girl with the red hair. Through a chance meeting, he can pursue his career in the diplomatic corps as well as the young ladies he meets. A charming comedy with a sting in the tail.
72.
The Heart of the Matter (1954) as Producer
A police commissioner falls for a war widow while his wife is away.
73.
Aunt Clara (1954) as Producer
74.
Belles Of St. Trinian's, The (1954) as Producer
The arrival of Sultan's daughter Princess Fatima at England's famous and prestigious 'School for Young Ladies' precipitates even more chaos than usual. Her father's horse Arab Boy is due to run at the nearby Gold Cup so Clarence Fitton, bookie brother of headmistress Millicent, ensures his own daughter is on hand to report progress. At the same time Barchester police have planted sergeant Ruby Gates as a teacher, and the Ministry of Education are sending a third inspector down after the previous two disappeared without trace.
75.
Green Scarf, The (1954) as Producer
76.
Devil Girl From Mars (1954) as Producer
An uptight, leather-clad female alien, armed with a raygun and accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock.
77.
The Fighting Pimpernel (1954) as Executive Producer
78.
Captain's Paradise (1953) as Producer
A ferryboat captain keeps different wives at each end of his line.
79.
80.
Twice Upon a Time (1953) as Producer
A pair of twin girls are separated when their parents divorce. They meet again by accident when they are both sent to the same Summer camp and they start to hatch a plot to get back together.
81.
The Man Between (1953) as Producer
An East Berliner helps a British woman trapped behind the Iron Curtain.
82.
The Holly and the Ivy (1952) as Producer
83.
Who Goes There! (1952) as Producer
"Five-Sided Triangle", while geometrically incorrect, might be a better title for this film that the two it has. A private in the Guards is forced to leave his girl friend in the (not-for-long) empty house of a high-ranking civil servant. The son discovers her and promptly falls in love. When the daughter returns, she decides that it would be best if the girl got together with her boy friend, not realizing that the sentry has worshipped her from afar, the daughter. A further complication is that the sentry's commanding officer is in love with her also.
84.
The Sound Barrier (1952) as Producer
A veteran pilot marries into a family in the aviation business.
85.
Home at Seven (1952) as Producer
A bank officer recovers from a 24-hour blackout to find himself a murder suspect.
86.
Folly to Be Wise (1952) as Producer
A newly-arrived army padre is put in charge of camp entertainment and has the idea of putting on a Brains Trust with local notables. Unfortunately for him, it emerges from a question on the rights and wrongs of marriage that there is more going on between three of the panellists than he wants to know about - though the audience obviously thinks differently.
87.
Cry, the Beloved Country (1952) as Producer
A South African minister travels to Johannesburg to find his missing son.
88.
The Wild Heart (1952) as Executive Producer
After entering a loveless marriage, a gypsy falls for another man.
89.
La Fete A Henriette (1952) as Producer
90.
Flesh and Blood (1951) as Producer
A band of mercenaries in medieval Europe are betrayed by their employers after a difficult siege and take revenge by kidnapping a noble girl to be married to their employer's heir while the Plague stalks the land.
91.
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) as Producer
Marjory Clark wins a competition in her Midland town and finds herself in a Festival of Britain procession as Lady Godiva - though not in the buff. This leads by way of a suspect beauty competition to the show-business world of London. But it could be a slippery slope for simple home-town Marge.
92.
Mr. Denning Drives North (1951) as Producer
When well-off aircraft designer Denning finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off, ending up hitting him and causing his death when he falls. Instead of calling the police he dumps the body in a lonely spot on the road to the North, making it look like a hit-and-run accident. Weeks later there is still no report of the body being found, and Denning starts to go to pieces. When he lets his wife into his secret the two start making enquiries, possibly making things worse.
93.
Miracle in Milan (1951) as Producer
Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.
94.
Outcast of the Islands (1951) as Producer
Friends and family search for a British expatriate adrift in Malaysia.
95.
The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) as Producer
A famous writer broods over his three lost loves.
96.
Gone to Earth (1950)
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her. It is there that she is found by the local squire, Jack Reddin, finds her and is struck by her beauty. The obvious conflict develops when the squire leads the local hunt and tries to kill Hazel's pet fox. The title "Gone to Earth" is taken from the huntsmans cry when the target is no longer obtainable.
97.
Happiest Days of Your Life, The (1950) as Producer
Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.
98.
State Secret (1950) as Producer
99.
Wooden Horse, The (1950) as Producer
In a POW camp, the Nazis have placed the huts far from the boundary so that any escape tunnel would have to be a long one. One British officer has the idea of starting a daily gymnastics routine using a vaulting horse: they can place it near the boundary and start a tunnel from under it. He and two others do escape the camp by this means and plan to make for neutral Sweden. To do that, they'll not only have to move around without arousing any suspicions, but also find a stranger from a neutral or occupied country who'll be willing and able to help them.
100.
My Daughter Joy (1950) as Producer
101.
That Dangerous Age (1949) as Producer
A lonely wife of a workaholic husband on the magical Isle of Capri meets a charming and attractive young man. An exciting affair must end when word gets back to the husband and he becomes ill. Then the daughter enters the scene.
102.
Interrupted Journey (1949) as Producer
When John North, a budding author, pulls the communication cord of a late night train that is taking him away on a weekend with his publishers wife, he sets in motion a series of events that lead to a train crash, a murder and a police man hunt, but all is not what it seems.
103.
The Third Man (1949) as Presented By
A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.
104.
Saints and Sinners (1949) as Producer
105.
Cure For Love, The (1949) as Producer
106.
Anna Karenina (1948) as Producer
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
107.
Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948) as Producer
108.
Hour of Glory (1948) as Producer
109.
The Winslow Boy (1948) as Producer
When their son is expelled from school for theft, a married couple demands a fair trial.
110.
The Fallen Idol (1948) as Producer
A neglected child thinks the servant he idolizes has committed murder.
111.
An Ideal Husband (1947) as Producer
An upstanding politician is haunted by his past when a blackmailer threatens to reveal a youthful indiscretion.
112.
Night Beat (1947) as Producer
113.
Man About the House, A (1947) as Producer
114.
Mine Own Executioner (1947) as Producer
Fearing her husband could become a killer, a woman seeks a psychiatrist''''s help.
115.
Panique (1946) as Producer
In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and meets up with her lover Alfred again. They act as they do not know each other, for Alice went to jail to spare Alfred. But Mr Hire falls in love with Alice, and he knows Alfred is the murderer...
116.
Shop at Sly Corner, The (1946) as Producer
Descius Heiss (Oscar Homolka) is a French expatriate, and former Devil's Island prisoner, with two passions; driving shrewd bargains in antiques at his Sly Corner Shop, and the care of his motherless, violin-playing daughter, Margaret (Muriel Pavlow.)But, his comfortable wealth comes more fom being a fence for stolen goods than it does buying-and-selling antiques. His secret is discovered by his shop assistant Archie Fellowes (Kenneth Griffith), a nasty, sniveling young rat, and he begins blackmailing Heiss. Heiss employs the usual solution to blackmailers, and the film ends in a London concert-hall where Margaret is playing the Mendelssohm Violin Concerto.
117.
Vacation from Marriage (1945) as Producer
After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.
118.
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book (1942) as Producer
A boy raised by wolves adjusts to life among humans.
119.
To Be or Not to Be (1942) as Presented By
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.
120.
New Wine (1941) as Executive Producer
121.
Lydia (1941) as Producer
An unmarried woman stages a reunion with former suitors to recapture the romance of her past.
122.
That Hamilton Woman (1941) as Producer
Naval hero Lord Nelson defies convention to court a married woman of common birth.
123.
Old Bill and Son (1940) as Producer
124.
Conquest Of The Air (1940) as Producer
Documentary footage traces humanity's efforts to fly.
125.
The Lion Has Wings (1940) as Producer
Britishers of every class band together to repel the German Blitz.
126.
The Thief of Bagdad (1940) as Producer
A young thief faces amazing monsters to return Bagdad's deposed king to the throne.
127.
Over the Moon (1940) as Producer
A surprise inheritance breaks up a once-impoverished noblewoman and a doctor.
128.
21 Days Together (1940) as Producer
After accidentally killing his mistress'' husband, a man must decide whether to let another man hang for his crime.
129.
The Thief of Bagdad (1940) as Presented By
A young thief faces amazing monsters to return Bagdad's deposed king to the throne.
130.
The Challenge (1939) as Executive Producer
Rival teams compete to be the first to climb the Matterhorn.
131.
Rebel Son, The (1939) as Producer
During the 16th century the Cossacks and their Ukraine homeland is ruled by Poland. This is the story of the leader of the Cossacks and how his son was sent to study under the Poles to learn how to defeat them in battle. However, the son falls in love with the daughter of a Polish nobleman.
132.
The Four Feathers (1939) as Producer
A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.
133.
The Four Feathers (1939) as Presented By
A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.
134.
The Drum (1938) as Producer
An Indian prince tries to save his British masters from a deadly revolt.
135.
South Riding (1938) as Producer
"Winifred Holtby realised that Local Government is not a dry affair of meetings and memoranda:- but 'the front-line defence thrown up by humanity against its common enemies of sickness, poverty and ignorance.' She built her story around six people working for a typical County Council:- Beneath the lives of the public servants runs the thread of their personal drama. Our story tells how a public life affects the private life; and how a man's personal sufferings make him what he is in public. " Corruption, intrigue and romance in a Yorkshire setting. A country squire whose wife is in a mental hospital becomes attracted to a crusading local schoolmistress.
136.
Action for Slander (1938) as Presented By
137.
The Gaiety Girls (1938) as Producer
138.
Murder on Diamond Row (1937) as Presented By
London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him. Desperate, Scotland Yard re-hires ex-Inspector Barrabal who, as a known drunkard, is ideally suited to go undercover with a faked criminal record (which may spoil his chances with lovely Carol Stedman). Interested parties: Larry Graeme, cat burglar; his girl, sexy dancer Tamara; Collie, sardonic reporter. Then murder makes apprehension of the Squeaker urgent.
139.
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1937) as Producer
An ordinary man discovers he can make anything happen just by saying it.
140.
Fire over England (1937) as Presented By
A British spy infiltrates the Spanish court to thwart their planned invasion of England.
141.
Murder on Diamond Row (1937) as Producer
London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him. Desperate, Scotland Yard re-hires ex-Inspector Barrabal who, as a known drunkard, is ideally suited to go undercover with a faked criminal record (which may spoil his chances with lovely Carol Stedman). Interested parties: Larry Graeme, cat burglar; his girl, sexy dancer Tamara; Collie, sardonic reporter. Then murder makes apprehension of the Squeaker urgent.
142.
Dark Journey (1937) as Presented By
Rival spies fall in love during World War I.
143.
Men Are Not Gods (1937) as Presented By
A secretary to an eccentric drama critic is persuaded to alter a ruinous review of a Shakespearean actor and falls in love with him.
144.
Storm in a Teacup (1937) as Presented By
A small-town politician tries to end his daughter's romance with a crusading reporter.
145.
Things to Come (1936) as Producer
Two generations of philosophers try to bring an end to war.
146.
I Stand Condemned (1936) as Executive Producer
During the First World War, Russian officer Ignatoff, wounded, falls in love with his nurse, Natasha. But she is subject to an upcoming marriage of family convenience to Brioukow, a wealthy industrialist of peasant stock. Brioukow is unjustifiably jealous, since Natasha has not betrayed him. He forces Ignatoff into his debt as a means of humiliating him. When Ignatoff's new friend, Madame Sabline, offers to pay his debt, preventing his ruin, Ignatoff comes quickly to realize that Madame Sabline has an ulterior motive, one that could prove dangerous to more lives than just Ignatoff's.
147.
The Girl from Maxim's (1936) as Producer
148.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1935) as Producer
A British aristocrat's effete facade masks a swashbuckling hero rescuing victims of the French revolution.
149.
Sanders of the River (1935) as Producer
A British District Officer in Nigeria fights against gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.
150.
The Rise Of Catherine The Great (1934) as Producer
Marriage to the heir to the Russian throne is far from a picnic for his lovely German bride.
151.
The Private Life of Don Juan (1934) as Producer
When a jealous husband kills a fake Don Juan, the real thing sees a way to retire with grace.
152.
153.
Strange Evidence (1933) as Producer
154.
Counsel's Opinion (1933) as Producer
155.
Wedding Rehearsal (1932) as Producer
To avoid marriage, a nobleman schemes to marry off the eligible women on his family''''s list.
156.
Kis lord, A (1918) as Producer
157.
Karoly Bakak (1918) as Producer
158.
Testor, A (1918) as Producer
159.
Ketlelku asszony, A (1917) as Producer
160.
Csikos, A (1917) as Producer
161.
Piros bugyellaris (1917) as Producer
162.
Riporterkiraly, A (1917) as Producer
163.
Peleskei notarius, A (1917) as Producer

Production Companies (feature film)

164.
Vacation from Marriage (1945) as Company
After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.
165.
Lydia (1941) as Company
An unmarried woman stages a reunion with former suitors to recapture the romance of her past.
166.
Prison Without Bars (1939) as Company
Suzanne, Renee, Nina and Marta all hate their prison and all the girls are trying to escape while Madame Appel just causes chaos throughout the whole film. The girls are used to being slapped and treated badly, so when Yvonne comes along and asks them to tell her their complaints, they don't believe her at first.
167.
The Drum (1938) as Company
An Indian prince tries to save his British masters from a deadly revolt.
168.
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1938) as Company
The masked hero plots to rescue his wife when his enemies kidnap her.
169.
The Divorce of Lady X (1938) as Company
In need of a hotel room, a woman poses as a scandalous divorcee.
170.
Knight Without Armor (1937) as Company
A British spy tries to get a countess out of the new Soviet Union.
171.
Elephant Boy (1937) as Company
A boy promises to lead trackers to an elusive herd of wild elephants.
172.
Rembrandt (1936) as Company
The respected painter takes to drink and faces down scandal after his wife dies.
173.
The Ghost Goes West (1936) as Company
An American millionaire moves a Scottish castle to Florida, not realizing it''''s haunted.
174.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1935) as Company
A British aristocrat's effete facade masks a swashbuckling hero rescuing victims of the French revolution.
175.
Reserved for Ladies (1932) as Company
A waiter poses as a prince to win a beautiful aristocrat.

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