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Franz Roehn

Franz Roehn


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Cast (feature film)

Mr. Sardonicus (1961) as Gravedigger
A man whose face is frozen in a horrible smile forces a doctor to treat him.
The Blue Angel (1959) as Professor
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
Frankenstein--1970 (1958) as Cab driver
A descendent of Baron Frankenstein unleashes an undead murderer on the crew filming his forebear''s story.
Me and the Colonel (1958) as Monsieur Girardin
A Polish officer unwillingly helps a Jewish refugee escape from the Nazis.
The Fly (1958) as Police doctor
A scientist's experiments with teleportation produce a deadly hybrid.
The Deep Six (1958) as Waitor
A pacifist finds his values challenged by the outbreak of World War II.
The Girl in the Kremlin (1957) as Old man
Never Say Goodbye (1956) as Rudolf Hempel
In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Victor, an artist and his "dead" wife's now boyfriend, berates Dr. Parker for "killing" her. The bulk of the story flashes back to Austria during World War II as we learn how Dr. Parker met and married his wife, and the one mistake that may have cost him his family.
Congo Crossing (1956) as Siletzky
Congotanga, West Africa, has no extradition laws; the government is controlled by foreign gangsters, headed by Carl Rittner. The latest plane from Europe carries lovely Louise Whitman, fleeing a French murder charge, and Mannering, who pays resident hit man O'Connell to kill her. Through a chain of circumstances Louise, O'Connell, and heroic surveyor David Carr end up alone in the jungle on Carr's mission to determine the true border of Congotanga... in which Rittner is keenly interested.
Hot Blood (1956) as Elder
A gypsy''''s brother tricks him into marrying a tempestuous beauty.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Mr. Zukorman
Deep in My Heart (1954) as
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
Tobor the Great (1954) as Karl
As projected here, a thinly-disguised NASA, working with nuclear rockets, is ready for manned flights in the mid-fifties...but Dr. Ralph Harrison doesn't think so, and resigns in protest. Colleague Prof. Nordstrom promptly enlists his aid in developing an alternative robot Spaceman! Naturally, foreign spies are keenly interested... Uses documentary footage of early space research.
Salome (1953) as Advisor
Herod's stepdaughter discovers Christianity through her love for a Roman centurion.
Affair in Trinidad (1952) as Refugee
A nightclub singer enlists her brother-in-law to track down her husband's killer.
Paid in Full (1950) as Cashier, Ben's place
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane.
Rope of Sand (1949) as Vulture-faced man
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
Knock on Any Door (1949) as Jury member
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
The Accused (1949) as Ass't to Dr. Romley
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as Musician
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
The Miracle of the Bells (1948) as Cauchon in <I>Joan of Arc</I>
A town supports the memory of an aspiring actress who dies before her first film premieres.

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