Gottfried Reinhardt


Screenwriter
Gottfried Reinhardt

About

Birth Place
Berlin, DE
Born
March 20, 1913
Died
July 19, 1994
Cause of Death
Pancreatic Cancer

Biography

Gottfried Reinhardt was a producer who made a name for himself throughout Hollywood. Reinhardt worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Comrade X" with Clark Gable (1940), "I Live My Life" (1935) and "Rage in Heaven" (1941) starring Robert Montgomery. He also contributed to "The Great Waltz" with Luise Rainer (1938). Reinhardt continued to focus o...

Biography

Gottfried Reinhardt was a producer who made a name for himself throughout Hollywood. Reinhardt worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Comrade X" with Clark Gable (1940), "I Live My Life" (1935) and "Rage in Heaven" (1941) starring Robert Montgomery. He also contributed to "The Great Waltz" with Luise Rainer (1938). Reinhardt continued to focus on film through the forties and the fifties, producing movies like the comedic adaptation "Two-Faced Woman" (1941) with Greta Garbo, "Big Jack" (1949) and "The Red Badge of Courage" (1951). Nearing the end of his career, Reinhardt directed the romance "The Story of Three Loves" (1953) with Pier Angeli, the drama "Betrayed" (1954) with Clark Gable and the dramatic adaptation "Town Without Pity" (1962) with Kirk Douglas. Reinhardt last directed the Alec Guinness comedy adaptation "Situation Hopeless - But Not Serious" (1965). Reinhardt passed away in July 1994 at the age of 81.

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Rage In Heaven (1941) - Nobody Is Afraid Of Me First architect Ward (George Sanders) swoons over European war refugee Stella (Ingrid Bergman) on the English estate belonging to his friend and her employer, son Philip (Robert Montgomery) and mother (Lucile Watson), who confer about them, though he’s a bit weird, early in MGM’s Rage In Heaven 1941.
Rage In Heaven (1941) - The Moon Made Me Sentimental Idle rich Englishman Philip (Robert Montgomery), who can’t be bothered to run the family steel-works, exhibits more odd yet romantic behavior toward Stella (Ingrid Bergman), his mother’s war refugee assistant, obsessing about his friend Ward, and confirming he’s sometimes impersonated him, in Rage In Heaven 1941.
Rage In Heaven (1941) - She's A Refugee Director W.S. Van Dyke II, from a script by Christopher Isherwood and Robert Thoeren, introduces his three top-billed stars, after an opening in which a patient named Andrews, whom we never saw, escaped from an asylum in wartime England, we meet Robert Montgomery, George Sanders, then Ingrid Bergman, in Rage In Heaven 1941.
Great Waltz, The (1938) - Johann Strauss II And His Immortal Melodies Opening MGM’s schmaltzy story of Strauss and Vienna, Fernand Gravet is introduced in the lead role, tangling with his employer (Sig Rumann), his in-laws to-be (Bert Roach, Greta Meyer) and his finaceè (Luiser Rainer), in The Great Waltz, 1938.
Great Waltz, The (1938) - The Performance Is Not Over! Johann Strauss (Fernand Gravet), in Vienna ca. 1849, leads his waltz orchestra, at the casino run by Donnmayer (Herman Bing), his fianceè (Luise Rainer) and family the only audience until opera stars Schiller (George Houston) and Donner, (Miliza Korjus, the Polish soprano in her only Hollywood film) arrive, in MGM’s The Great Waltz, 1938
Great Waltz, The (1938) - There'll Come A Time Carla Donner (a fictional character, played for MGM by Polish soprano Miliza Korjus) has introduced un-credentialed Johann Strauss II (Fernand Gravet) to Vienna society, the song a Strauss compositoin with an original lyric by Oscar Hammerstein II, in The Great Waltz, 1938.
Betrayed (1954) - I'm A Fraud Well-to-do Dutch widow and refugee Carla (Lana Turner, in her first scene, with a big brunette "wow" factor) in London, approached by fellow Hollander and Allied intelligence officer Deventer (Clark Gable), who's evaluating her for a job, in MGM's Betrayed, 1954.
Story Of Three Loves, The (1953) - Equilibrium In the Equilibrium piece directed by Gottfried Reinhardt from a story by Jacques Maret, resurgent aerialist Pierre (Kirk Douglas) explains to Nina (Pier Angeli), whom he rescued from suicide, why he wants her to be his new partner, in the anthology The Story Of Three Loves, 1953.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) - That's Why The Boom Boom Boom Aspiring lawyer and weak-willed bill collector Max (Glenn Ford) drops in on aspiring entertainer Dorianne (Denise Darcel), who has convinced herself he's a talent scout, in director Mitchell Leisen's Young Man With Ideas, 1952.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) - It's A Time Bomb Parents Max (Glenn Ford) and Julie (Ruth Roman), just moved from Montana to a new low-rent home in Los Angeles, find out the previous occupant was a bookie, in Mitchell Leisen's Young Man With Ideas, 1952.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) - Watch Yourself Toots Under-appreciated Montana law firm underling Max (Glenn Ford) and wife Julie (Ruth Roman) commit social errors at a company dinner, Jethrow (Ray Collins) their host, in Mitchell Leisen's Young Man With Ideas 1952.
Story Of Three Loves, The (1953) - Jealous Lover In The Jealous Lover segment directed by Gottfried Reinhardt, ballet director Coudray (James Mason) finds afflicted would-be dancer Paula (Moira Shearer) in reverie on stage after his show, in MGM's The Story Of Three Loves, 1953.

Family

Max Reinhardt
Father
Director.

Bibliography