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Also Known As: Died: September 30, 1972
Born: September 17, 1900 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Austria Profession: Director ...
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While student, was employed as actor and assistant set designer at Burg Theater in Vienna
1918:
Designer for Decla-Bioscope film company, Berlin
1919:
Worked as set designer and assistant director on Max Reinhardt's stage productions
1922:
Worked with Murnau as assistant and art director on "The Last Laugh" and "Faust"
1923:
Travelled to US with Max Reinhardt's production, "The Miracle"; stayed to design sets for Martin Beck on Broadway and Universal in Hollwood
1925:
Returned to Germany; became director F.W. Murnau's assistant
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Accompanied Murnau to Hollywood and assisted him on "Sunrise" and "Tabu"
1929:
Returned to Berlin to collaborate with Robert Siodmak directing the semi-documentary, "Menschen am Sontag/People on Sunday"
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Worked as art director at MGM and stage designer for Philadelphia Grand Opera Company
1933:
Directed first film in USA, "Mr. Broadway"
1934:
Teamed Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi in "The Black Cat"
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While under contract with Universal, directed Western films under the pseudonym John Warner
1945:
Helmed the cult classic "Detour"
1946:
Formed own production company Mid-Century
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Filmed in Italy, Germany or Spain during the last 15 years of career
1965:
Made final film, "The Cavern"

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