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Also Known As: Died: October 23, 1954
Born: November 7, 1880 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Little Miss Sunshine (2006) as Addl 2d 2d asst dir
No one among the Hoovers quite has it together, but it's not for lack of trying. Father Richard, a hopelessly optimistic motivational speaker, is desperately attempting to sell his 9-step program for success--without much success. Meanwhile, the Hoovers' "pro-honesty" mother Sheryl is constantly har
2.
Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1944) as Director
A young woman sublets a Marine's apartment not knowing he's handed out keys to several of his friends.
3.
Hit the Road (1941) as Director
4.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Director
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
5.
You're Not So Tough (1940) as Director
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
6.
The House of the Seven Gables (1940) as Director
A man frames his brother for murder to secure the family fortune for himself.
7.
The House of Fear (1939) as Director
A detective goes undercover as a producer to investigate an actor's murder, which occurred during the performance of a play. The actor's body disappeared shortly after the crime, and his ghost is rumored to be haunting the theater.
8.
Society Smugglers (1939) as Director
9.
Confession (1937) as Director
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.
10.
Music in the Air (1934) as Director
11.
Lied fuer dich, Ein (1933) as Director
12.
Ihre Majestat die liebe (1930) as Director
13.
Asphalt (1929) as Director
Asphalt is set in Berlin. A well-dressed woman (Betty Amann) steals a precious stone from a jewellery shop. She tries to seduce the policeman (Gustav Fr÷hlich) who catches her, and he gradually succumbs to her charms.
14.
Heimkehr (1928) as Director
Richard and Karl are German prisoners of war in Siberia. Since escape is almost impossible, they are unguarded and live an almost idyllic existence running a ferry. Richard misses his wife Anna greatly; he literally counts the days since he's seen her and tells Karl about her and their home in detail. When he decides to escape, Karl comes with him. While crossing a desert Richard collapses. He asks Karl to go on without him, but Karl refuses to leave his friend and carries him. But when Karl leaves to get water, Richard is recaptured and sent to work in a lead mine. Karl makes it back to Hamburg, where he meets Anna and occupies a spare room in her flat. Soon friendship deepens, and both he and Anna have guilt feelings about their attraction. Meanwhile the war ends, and Richard returns just in time to witness Karl and Anna's first kiss. After his initial anger, Richard goes to Anna's bed. She cries; he takes her in his arms; she returns his embrace; but when he begins to make love to her, she refuses his advances. Richard returns to the room where Karl pretends to be asleep. He takes a pistol and prepares to kill Karl; but as he holds the gun to Karl's head, he recalls his friend's carrying him across the desert and puts the pistol away. Realizing that "Nobody's to blame," Richard leaves Karl and Anna to each other and returns to his other great passion, life at sea on one of the great freighters that sail from Hamburg.
15.
Dagfin (1926) as Director
16.
Farmer aus Texas, Der (1925) as Director
17.
Tragodie der Liebe (1923) as Director
18.
The Indian Tomb (1921) as Director
An Indian prince stops at nothing to avenge his wife's infidelity.
19.
Herrin der Welt, Die (1920) as Director
20.
Sein bester Freund (1918) as Director
21.
Ihr grosses geheimnis (1918) as Director
22.
Veritas Vincit (1918) as Director
23.
Opfer (1918) as Director
24.
Onyxkopf, Der (1917) as Director
25.
Schwarze chauffeur, Der (1917) as Director
26.
27.
Liebe der Hetty Raymond, Die (1917) as Director
28.
Silhouette des teufels, Die (1917) as Director
29.
Hilde Warren und der Tod (1917) as Director
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.
31.
Sunde der Helga Arndt, Die (1916) as Director
32.
Wie ich detektive wurde (1916) as Director
33.
Nebel und Sonne (1916) as Director
34.
Gesetz der mine, Das (1915) as Director
35.
Panzergewolbe, Das (1914) as Director
36.
Heimat und Fremde (1913) as Director
37.
Geheimnisvolle villa, Die (1913) as Director
38.
In der tiefe des schachtes (1912) as Director

Cast (feature film)

40.
Limehouse Blues (1934) as Taxi driver

Writer (feature film)

41.
Buccaneer's Girl (1950) as Adpt from a story by
Robin Hood-like pirate Baptiste takes only the ships of rich but wicked trader Narbonne. Fun loving Debbie, a passenger from his latest prize, stows away on the pirate ship and falls for the pirate; later, having become a New Orleans entertainer, she meets his alter ego, who's engaged to the governor's daughter. Sea battles and land rescues follow in lighthearted style.
42.
Uncertain Glory (1944) as Original Story
A French playboy gets serious when his country is threatened during World War II.
43.
The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler (1943) as Original Story
44.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Story
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
45.
The Invisible Woman (1940) as Original Story
A mad scientist makes a beautiful model invisible so she can get back at the man who fired her.
46.
No Monkey Business (1935) as From Story
47.
Music in the Air (1934) as Contr to trmt and dial
48.
Asphalt (1929) as Screenwriter
Asphalt is set in Berlin. A well-dressed woman (Betty Amann) steals a precious stone from a jewellery shop. She tries to seduce the policeman (Gustav Fr÷hlich) who catches her, and he gradually succumbs to her charms.
49.
Heimkehr (1928) as Screenwriter
Richard and Karl are German prisoners of war in Siberia. Since escape is almost impossible, they are unguarded and live an almost idyllic existence running a ferry. Richard misses his wife Anna greatly; he literally counts the days since he's seen her and tells Karl about her and their home in detail. When he decides to escape, Karl comes with him. While crossing a desert Richard collapses. He asks Karl to go on without him, but Karl refuses to leave his friend and carries him. But when Karl leaves to get water, Richard is recaptured and sent to work in a lead mine. Karl makes it back to Hamburg, where he meets Anna and occupies a spare room in her flat. Soon friendship deepens, and both he and Anna have guilt feelings about their attraction. Meanwhile the war ends, and Richard returns just in time to witness Karl and Anna's first kiss. After his initial anger, Richard goes to Anna's bed. She cries; he takes her in his arms; she returns his embrace; but when he begins to make love to her, she refuses his advances. Richard returns to the room where Karl pretends to be asleep. He takes a pistol and prepares to kill Karl; but as he holds the gun to Karl's head, he recalls his friend's carrying him across the desert and puts the pistol away. Realizing that "Nobody's to blame," Richard leaves Karl and Anna to each other and returns to his other great passion, life at sea on one of the great freighters that sail from Hamburg.
50.
Dagfin (1926) as Screenwriter
51.
Herrin der Welt, Die (1920) as Screenwriter
52.
Veritas Vincit (1918) as From Story
53.
Platonische Ehe, Die (1918) as Screenwriter
54.
Ihr grosses geheimnis (1918) as Screenwriter
55.
Opfer (1918) as Screenwriter
56.
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.
57.
Wie ich detektive wurde (1916) as Screenwriter
58.
Nebel und Sonne (1916) as Screenwriter
59.
Sunde der Helga Arndt, Die (1916) as Screenwriter
60.
Gesetz der mine, Das (1915) as Screenwriter
61.
Heimat und Fremde (1913) as Screenwriter
62.
In der tiefe des schachtes (1912) as Screenwriter

Film Production - Main (feature film)

63.
Das Wandernde Bild (1920) as Production Supervisor

Misc. Crew (feature film)

64.
Heimkehr (1928)
Richard and Karl are German prisoners of war in Siberia. Since escape is almost impossible, they are unguarded and live an almost idyllic existence running a ferry. Richard misses his wife Anna greatly; he literally counts the days since he's seen her and tells Karl about her and their home in detail. When he decides to escape, Karl comes with him. While crossing a desert Richard collapses. He asks Karl to go on without him, but Karl refuses to leave his friend and carries him. But when Karl leaves to get water, Richard is recaptured and sent to work in a lead mine. Karl makes it back to Hamburg, where he meets Anna and occupies a spare room in her flat. Soon friendship deepens, and both he and Anna have guilt feelings about their attraction. Meanwhile the war ends, and Richard returns just in time to witness Karl and Anna's first kiss. After his initial anger, Richard goes to Anna's bed. She cries; he takes her in his arms; she returns his embrace; but when he begins to make love to her, she refuses his advances. Richard returns to the room where Karl pretends to be asleep. He takes a pistol and prepares to kill Karl; but as he holds the gun to Karl's head, he recalls his friend's carrying him across the desert and puts the pistol away. Realizing that "Nobody's to blame," Richard leaves Karl and Anna to each other and returns to his other great passion, life at sea on one of the great freighters that sail from Hamburg.

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