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Also Known As: Died: August 2, 1976
Born: December 5, 1890 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1966) as Director
Wiesbaden. La polizia criminale F in allarme per una serie di delitti misteriosi che hanno come punto in comune l'albergo Luxor. L'opinione pubblica vede negli avvenimenti la mano dello scomparso dottor Mabuse. Il commissario Kras indaga sullo strano omicidio, avvenuto con un ago di acciaio, del telecronista Barter (fatto denunciato dal cieco chiaroveggente Cornelius) e, durante l'inchiesta, scopre che il defunto aveva appena lasciato l'appartamento occupato al Luxor da Marion Menil, che tenta il suicidio lanciandosi dal cornicione dell'albergo, ma viene tratta in salvo dal suo vicino di camera, il miliardario Americano Travers. In seguito il poliziotto invita alcune persone, tra cui Marion, Cornelius e l'assicuratore Mistelweig, a chiamarlo al telefono ad una certa ora; ma il telefono esplode ed uccide un agente. Alla fine, dopo altre efferati omicidi, il commissario riesce a far luce sull'intricata vicenda, che si conclude con la morte del colpevole, il figlio del dr. Mabuse.
2.
Indian Tomb, The (1959) as Director
A jealous Maharajah discovers that the girl he loves is in love with a visiting German architect, captures her, and threatens to bury her alive as punishment.
4.
While the City Sleeps (1956) as Director
Reporters compete to catch a serial killer.
5.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Director
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
6.
Moonfleet (1955) as Director
A British buccaneer is torn between three seductive women.
7.
Human Desire (1954) as Director
An unhappy wife seduces a veteran into helping her get rid of her husband.
8.
The Blue Gardenia (1953) as Director
A telephone operator kills in self-defense but can't remember the details of the encounter.
9.
The Big Heat (1953) as Director
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
10.
Rancho Notorious (1952) as Director
A cowboy infiltrates a bandit hideout in search of his girlfriend's killer.
11.
Clash by Night (1952) as Director
An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.
13.
House by the River (1950) as Director
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
14.
Secret Beyond the Door (1948) as Director
A new bride becomes obsessed with the one room her husband keeps locked.
15.
Cloak and Dagger (1946) as Director
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
16.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Director
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
17.
The Woman in the Window (1944) as Director
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
18.
Ministry of Fear (1944) as Director
When hidden microfilm comes into his possession, an innocent man is drawn into espionage.
19.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943) as Director
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.
20.
Moontide (1942) as Director
After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues lovely Anna from a watery suicide attempt and installs her on the barge. But Tiny, Bobo's longtime pal and parasite, hopes to drive Anna away before domestic bliss tears Bobo away from him; the still unsolved murder may be just the wedge Tiny needs. There's fog on the water and evil brewing...
21.
Confirm or Deny (1941) as Director
Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send innapropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love.
22.
Western Union (1941) as Director
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
23.
Man Hunt (1941) as Director
An Englishman goes behind enemy lines to assassinate Hitler.
24.
The Return of Frank James (1940) as Director
The legendary outlaw's brother eludes the law to avenge Jesse James's murder.
25.
You and Me (1938) as Director
26.
You Only Live Once (1937) as Director
When he''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
27.
Fury (1936) as Director
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
28.
Liliom (1935) as Un film de [A film by]
A carousel barker falls in love with a young woman. Both are fired from their jobs, and when the young woman becomes pregnant, the carousel barker tries to help pull off a robbery, which goes wrong. He is killed, and fifteen years later returns to earth for one day to try to make amends.
29.
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (1933) as Director
Berlin police inspector Lohmann investigates a case, in which all clues lead to a man, who's in a hospital for mental illnesses for since many years - Dr. Mabuse.
30.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
A crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse.
31.
M (1930) as Director
The mob sets out to catch a child killer whose crimes are attracting too much police attention.
32.
Die Frau im Mond (1929) as Director
A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a sucessful expedition.
33.
Spione (1928) as Director
The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service.
34.
Metropolis (1926) as Director
In this silent film, a city of the future is threatened with destruction when a wealthy corporate leader enlists a mad scientist to put down labor reformers.
35.
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)
Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to win Krimhild, a mask that makes him invisible proves to be very useful. But because Brunhild is cursing Kriemhild, she tells her what really happened. Now Brunhild wants Siegfried's head. Is Gunther going to do her that favor?
36.
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhilds Rache (1924)
After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party. She tries to persuade Etzel and the other Huns, that they kill Hagen, the murderer of Siegfried, but he is protected by her brothers. A fierce battle begins to force her brothers to give Hagen to her.
37.
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922) as Director
38.
Vier um die Frau (1921) as Director
39.
Die Spinnen, 2. Teil: Das Brillantenschiff (1920)
Kay Hoog wants to stop the organisation "Die Spinnen" to get a certain diamond, that will give the owning woman the crown of Asia, but the man, who should be the owner of that diamond, doesn't know of its existence....
40.
Das Wandernde Bild (1920) as Director
41.
Spinnen, Die (1920) as Director
Adventurer Kay Hoog finds a note in a bottle from an anthropologist being held captive by South American Indians. Along the way there is a treacherous spider cult to avoid, an Incan treasure to locate and a femme fatale to best.
42.
Harakiri (1919) as Director
The Buddah priest wants the Daughter of the Daimyo to become a priest at the Forbidden Garden. The Daimyo thinks, if he was in Europe, that his daughter should decide on her own, but he is denuciated and has to comit harakiri. She meets Olaf, a European officer, falls in love and marries him but after a few months he has to return to Europe. She gave birth to a child and is waiting for him, while he marries in Europe. When he comes back to Japan 4 years later, he is accompained by his European wife...
44.
Herr der Liebe, Der (1919) as Director
45.
Halbblut (1919) as Director

Cast (feature film)

46.
Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A (1995) as Himself
Leading American filmmaker Martin Scorsese's entry in the BFI's "The Century of Cinema" series is three-part, 235-minute odyssey. Showing the same mastery of the documentary form as he has of fictional narratives, he chronicles his self-discovery as a filmmaker, using as touchstones both Hollywood masterworks and unsung B-movies. At the same time, he examines the central conflict in American cinema: the director's need to reconcile his role as a team player with his own personal expression.
47.
Exiles, The (1989) as Himself (Archival Footage)
A chronicle of the rescue of oppressed intellectuals and artists from Europe before the outbreak of World War II. It studies the cultural and intellectual impact of this emigre population on American life.
48.
75 Years of Cinema Museum (1972) as Himself
The work of revered film preservationist Henri Langois, who is largely responsible for saving France's film heritage, is chronicled in this documentary. Langois and Georges Franju formed the Cinémathèque Française in 1936, and because of his work, French cinema survived World War II. When the Minist
49.
Contempt (1964) as Himself, the director
A film production of The Odyssey causes friction in a marriage
51.
Hilde Warren und der Tod (1917)
Hilde Warren, a famous actress, is impregnated by a convicted murderer and becomes plagued by visions of an extremely gaunt and sepulchral Death. Upon discovering her child is the image of its criminal father, Hilde must decide whether to allow it to live or to kill it and risk the embrace of Death himself.

Writer (feature film)

52.
The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1966) as Screenwriter
Wiesbaden. La polizia criminale F in allarme per una serie di delitti misteriosi che hanno come punto in comune l'albergo Luxor. L'opinione pubblica vede negli avvenimenti la mano dello scomparso dottor Mabuse. Il commissario Kras indaga sullo strano omicidio, avvenuto con un ago di acciaio, del telecronista Barter (fatto denunciato dal cieco chiaroveggente Cornelius) e, durante l'inchiesta, scopre che il defunto aveva appena lasciato l'appartamento occupato al Luxor da Marion Menil, che tenta il suicidio lanciandosi dal cornicione dell'albergo, ma viene tratta in salvo dal suo vicino di camera, il miliardario Americano Travers. In seguito il poliziotto invita alcune persone, tra cui Marion, Cornelius e l'assicuratore Mistelweig, a chiamarlo al telefono ad una certa ora; ma il telefono esplode ed uccide un agente. Alla fine, dopo altre efferati omicidi, il commissario riesce a far luce sull'intricata vicenda, che si conclude con la morte del colpevole, il figlio del dr. Mabuse.
53.
Indian Tomb, The (1959) as Adaptation
A jealous Maharajah discovers that the girl he loves is in love with a visiting German architect, captures her, and threatens to bury her alive as punishment.
54.
Indian Tomb, The (1959) as Screenwriter
A jealous Maharajah discovers that the girl he loves is in love with a visiting German architect, captures her, and threatens to bury her alive as punishment.
55.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943) as Adpt and orig story
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.
56.
Fury (1936) as Screenwriter
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
57.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
A crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse.
58.
M (1930) as Screenwriter
The mob sets out to catch a child killer whose crimes are attracting too much police attention.
59.
Die Frau im Mond (1929) as Screenwriter
A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a sucessful expedition.
60.
Spione (1928) as From Story
The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service.
61.
Spione (1928) as Screenwriter
The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service.
62.
Metropolis (1926) as Screenwriter
In this silent film, a city of the future is threatened with destruction when a wealthy corporate leader enlists a mad scientist to put down labor reformers.
63.
Vier um die Frau (1921) as Screenwriter
64.
The Indian Tomb (1921) as Screenwriter
An Indian prince stops at nothing to avenge his wife's infidelity.
65.
Spinnen, Die (1920) as Screenwriter
Adventurer Kay Hoog finds a note in a bottle from an anthropologist being held captive by South American Indians. Along the way there is a treacherous spider cult to avoid, an Incan treasure to locate and a femme fatale to best.
66.
Das Wandernde Bild (1920) as Screenwriter
67.
Totentanz (1919) as Screenwriter
In this apparently lost film, a beautiful dancer's sexual allure is used by an evil cripple to entice men to their deaths. Falling in love with one of the potential victims, she is told by the cripple that he will set her free if her lover, actually a murderer himself, survives and escapes a bizarre labyrinthe which runs beneath the cripple's house.
68.
Pest in Florenz, Die (1919) as Screenwriter
Suddenly appearing in Florence, an evil seductress causes Cesare, the city's ruler, and his son to both fall madly in love with her. The son, killing his father before an order to torture the woman can be carried out, then turns the city's churches into dens of sexual debauchery. Acts of evil and corruption continue unabated until the arrival of Death, who brings with her a horrible plague which she is about to loose upon the city.
69.
Lilith und Ly (1919) as Screenwriter
In this apparently lost film an inventor uses a strange jewel to bring to life a statue of Lilith, and falls in love with her. Soon, however, she begins to appear on a screen, also developed by the inventor, which reveals her to be a vampire who is slowly sucking his life essence from him, causing him to gradually fade away. He realizes the situation has become even more drastic when he notices his new love, Ly, is being possessed by Lilith and has also begun fading away.
70.
Halbblut (1919) as Screenwriter
71.
Rache Ist Mein, Die (1918) as Screenwriter
72.
Hilde Warren und der Tod (1917) as Screenwriter
Hilde Warren, a famous actress, is impregnated by a convicted murderer and becomes plagued by visions of an extremely gaunt and sepulchral Death. Upon discovering her child is the image of its criminal father, Hilde must decide whether to allow it to live or to kill it and risk the embrace of Death himself.
73.
Peitsche, Die (1916) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

74.
The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1966) as Producer
Wiesbaden. La polizia criminale F in allarme per una serie di delitti misteriosi che hanno come punto in comune l'albergo Luxor. L'opinione pubblica vede negli avvenimenti la mano dello scomparso dottor Mabuse. Il commissario Kras indaga sullo strano omicidio, avvenuto con un ago di acciaio, del telecronista Barter (fatto denunciato dal cieco chiaroveggente Cornelius) e, durante l'inchiesta, scopre che il defunto aveva appena lasciato l'appartamento occupato al Luxor da Marion Menil, che tenta il suicidio lanciandosi dal cornicione dell'albergo, ma viene tratta in salvo dal suo vicino di camera, il miliardario Americano Travers. In seguito il poliziotto invita alcune persone, tra cui Marion, Cornelius e l'assicuratore Mistelweig, a chiamarlo al telefono ad una certa ora; ma il telefono esplode ed uccide un agente. Alla fine, dopo altre efferati omicidi, il commissario riesce a far luce sull'intricata vicenda, che si conclude con la morte del colpevole, il figlio del dr. Mabuse.
75.
Secret Beyond the Door (1948) as Producer
A new bride becomes obsessed with the one room her husband keeps locked.
76.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Producer
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
77.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943) as Producer
When a Nazi officer is assassinated, Czech patriots band together to protect his killer.
78.
You and Me (1938) as Producer
79.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
A crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse.
80.
Die Frau im Mond (1929) as Producer
A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a sucessful expedition.
81.
Spione (1928) as Producer
The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

82.
Herrin der Welt, Die (1920) as Assistant Director

Production Companies (feature film)

83.
Cloak and Dagger (1946) as Company
Near the end of World War II, the Allies must find out how much the Axis knows about building atomic bombs. The OSS recruits a physicist, Alvah Jesper, to reach his former colleague, Katerin Lodor, now in Switzerland, and bring her out for debriefing. He reaches her, but a German agent is quickly onto him, and Lodor dies. Jesper must now get into Italy, go underground with the help of Gina, a resistance leader, and convince Polda, a physicist there, to leave with him. Polda won't go until his daughter is rescued from German detention. As Jesper's pal Pinky works on rescuing Polda's daughter and as time for escape runs down, Jesper and Gina fall in love.
84.
You and Me (1938) as Company

Misc. Crew (feature film)

85.
Splendor (1988)
A romantic drama focusing on fifty years in the life of a movie theater.
86.
Splendor (1988)
A romantic drama focusing on fifty years in the life of a movie theater.
87.
Heaven (1987)
88.
Heaven (1987)
89.
Man Who Envied Women, The (1986)
Around a familiar theme--the dissolution of a marriage--avant-garde filmmaker Yvonne Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man "who almost knows too much about women."
90.
Man Who Envied Women, The (1986)
Around a familiar theme--the dissolution of a marriage--avant-garde filmmaker Yvonne Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man "who almost knows too much about women."
91.
Android (1982)
Dr. Daniel is a scientist working in a remote space station, trying to create a race of android robots. His humanlike prototype is called Max 404. The two of them are in the process of creating the perfect woman android, but what Max doesn't know is that the doctor is planning on replacing him with
92.
Android (1982)
Dr. Daniel is a scientist working in a remote space station, trying to create a race of android robots. His humanlike prototype is called Max 404. The two of them are in the process of creating the perfect woman android, but what Max doesn't know is that the doctor is planning on replacing him with

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