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Mauritz Stiller

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Also Known As: Mosche Katzman, Maurice Stiller, Mowscha Stiller, Mosche Stiller Died: November 8, 1928
Born: July 17, 1883 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Finland Profession: director, screenwriter, actor, theater artistic manager

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DIRECTOR:

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  The Street of Sin (1928) Director
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  The Woman on Trial (1927) Director
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  Hotel Imperial (1927) Director
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  The Temptress (1926) Director
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  Johan (1921)
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  Erotikon (1920) Director
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  Herr Arnes pengar (1919) Director
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After minimal education, worked in a cap factory in Helsinki
1899:
Began theatrical career as an actor with a Swedish-speaking theater in Turku, Finland at age 16
1904:
Technically a Russian citizen, fled to Sweden from Finland in order to avoid being drafted into Russian army
1904:
Acted in small roles in Swedish theater
1907:
Returned to Finland to join Swedish Theatre in Helsinki
1911:
Became artistic manager of the Lilla Teatern, a small theater in Stockholm where he made his debut as a stage director
1912:
Joined Svenska Biograf (later Svensk Filmindustri) studios; directed, wrote and acted in first feature film, "Mor och dotter/Mother and Daughter"
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Directed more than thirty short features
1916:
Served as first artistic director of avant-garde Lorensberg Theatre in Gothenburg
1921:
Became a Swedish citizen in July 1921
1925:
Arrived in USA (July)
1927:
US film debut, "Hotel Imperial"
1927:
Returned to Sweden (December)
1927:
Presented show, "Broadway", at Oscar Theater in Stockhom
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