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|Also Known As:||Died:||May 29, 1967|
|Born:||August 27, 1885||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||Director ...|
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Directed first film, "Der Schatz/The Treasure", for which he also co-wrote the screenplay
Major breakthrough film, "Die Freudlose Gasse/Joyless Street"
First sound film, "Westfront 1918/Comrades of 1918"
Left Germany; made two films in France before coming to America
Made one film in Hollywood, "A Modern Hero"
Failed to get other assignments; returned to France
Announced that he was going to move permanently to the United States and seek U.S. citizenship
For unclear reasons, eventually settled nin Austria instead; made two films there for the Nazi film industry during WWII
Made films in both Germany and Italy after WWII
Retired after suffering a minor stroke; last films, "Rosen fur Bettina/Ballerina" and "Durch die Walder durch die Auen"
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