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Also Known As: Died: January 2, 1950
Born: July 23, 1884 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Switzerland Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Traumulus (1936)
The Blue Angel (1930) as Professor Immanuel Rath
A stodgy professor falls from grace when he's seduced by a nightclub singer.
Betrayal (1929) as Poldi Moser
Sins of the Fathers (1928) as Wilhelm Spengler
A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it, she steals it, then runs off with another man. His wife finds out what happened. Complications ensue.
The Street of Sin (1928) as "Basher Bill"
The Patriot (1928) as Czar Paul, the first
Drama unfolds in a Russian court.
The Last Command (1928) as General Dolgorucki [Grand Duke Sergius Alexander]
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
The Way of All Flesh (1927) as August Schiller
Faust (1926) as Mephisto
Classic tale of the doctor who sells his soul to the devil for youth and love.
Tartuff (1925)
Il nipote di Herr Ratt, un ricco ed anziano borghese, vorrebbe mettere in guardia il nonno dalle mire della avida governante del vecchio. A tale scopo gli proietta un film in cui si racconta del ricco Orgon, che sta per essere imbrogliato e derubato da Tartufo, falso ed ipocrita amico di famiglia; ma la truffa viene scoperta da Elmira, moglie di Orgon, che smaschera Tartufo con un altro piccolo imbroglio e rimette le cose al loro posto. In questo modo anche il vecchio Herr Ratt si rende conto di quello che sta accadendo intorno a lui.
Variete (1925)
Prologue: The murderer "Boss" Huller - after having spent ten years in prison - breaks his silence to tell the warden his story. "Boss", a former trapeze artist, and his wife own a cheap side-show that displays ``erotic sensations''. But he longs for his former glamorous life in the circus. When he meets the orphan Berta-Marie, he falls under her spell and leaves his wife and young son behind. He makes Berta-Marie his partner in a new trapeze number. One day, the famous trapeze artist Artinelli takes note of them and engages them for his trapeze show in Berlin. Their salto mortale becomes an immediate sensation. Calculatedly and cold, Artinelli seduces Berta-Marie and destroys "Boss'" happiness.
Wachsfigurenkabinett, Das (1924)
The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look athe owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself. In the first, he is a baker, married to the girl, who is a little bit too much flirting with the customers, among them the wezir of sultan Harun Al-Rashid, who has just ordered his execution because the smell from the bakery is drifting to his palce, yet Harun Al-Rashid wants to meet the beautiful girl himself, while an angry baker is trying to get the Sultan's whishing ring to proof he's not a weakling... The second story is about Tzar Ivan the Terrible who likes watching people die together with his court-chemist. When he orders the execution of the chemist, the chemist thinks of a nice revanche, but till the revanche works, a nobleman is murdered, his daughter kidnapped by Ivan and her groom tortured. While writing the third story about Jack the Ripper, he falls asleep and dreams he and the girl are pursuit by that serial killer.
The Last Laugh (1924)
The doorman at a luxury hotel faces the shame of being demoted in this classic silent, told with (almost) no title cards .
The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)
An Ethiopian king offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.
Othello (1922)
In this silent film, a famed general is led astray by jealousy and an evil underling.
Danton (1921)
Ratten, Die (1921)
Anne Boleyn (1920)
The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.
Colombine (1920)
The Eyes of the Mummy (1918)
In this silent film, an Egyptian priest terrorizes the Englishman who eloped with his priestess.
Lulu (1917)
Unheilbar (1916)
Frau Eva (1916)

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Herrscher, Der (1937) as Production Supervisor

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