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||January 5, 2000
||October 28, 1919
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Was arrested and incarcerated for ten months at the Nazi concentration camp at Sachsenhausen because of his communist views and his membership in the radical Bauhaus school of architecture
Began stage directing career, working in Switzerland, Monaco and Germany
Screen acting debut in "The Falling Star"
Worked as assistant to film director Helmut Kautner; acted in his "The Last Bridge" (1953)
Film directing debut, the feature-length documentary "Why Are They Among Us?"
Fiction feature directing debut, "The Bridge"
Published book of photographs
Hollywood directing debut, "Morituri/The Saboteur, Code Name Morituri"
Helmed the epic "Das Spinnennetz/The Spider's Web"; debuted at the Cannes Film Festival
Narrated "Martha and I"
Acted in Antonioni's "La Notte"