Egon Brecher Movies List

Egon Brecher
Egon Brecher
16-02-1880
Olmütz, Austria-Hungary
30
The Black Cat

Actor Egon Brecher Filmography

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So Dark the Night
So Dark the Night ( English )
Artist: Steven Geray , Micheline Cheirel , Eugene Borden , Ann Codee , Egon Brecher
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Music Director: Hugo Friedhofer
Release date: 10-10-1946
Just Before Dawn
Just Before Dawn ( English )
Artist: Warner Baxter , Adele Roberts , Martin Kosleck , Mona Barrie , Marvin Miller
Director: William Castle , Carl Hiecke
Music Director: Howard Fogetti
Release date: 07-03-1946
Voice of the Whistler
Voice of the Whistler ( English )
Director: William Castle , Chris Beute
Release date: 30-10-1945
Isle of Missing Men
Isle of Missing Men ( English )
Director: Richard Oswald , Richard Oswald
Release date: 18-09-1942
Kings Row
Kings Row ( English )
Director: Sam Wood
Release date: 18-04-1942
Manpower
Manpower ( English )
Director: Raoul Walsh , Russell Saunders
Release date: 09-09-1941
Man Hunt
Man Hunt ( English )
Artist: Walter Pidgeon , Joan Bennett , George Sanders , John Carradine , Roddy McDowall
Director: Fritz Lang
Music Director: Alfred Newman
Release date: 13-06-1941
Four Mothers
Four Mothers ( English )
Director: William Keighley
Music Director: Charlie Langendries , Leo F. Forbstein , Heinz Roemheld , Ray Heindorf , Charles Lang , Charles Lang
Release date: 04-01-1941
A Dispatch from Reuter's
Director: William Dieterle
Music Director:
Release date: 19-10-1940
Knute Rockne All American
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 05-10-1940
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Egon Brecher Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Egon Brecher (18 February 1880 – 12 August 1946) was an Austria-Hungary-born actor and director, who also served as the chief director of Vienna's Stadts Theatre, before entering the motion picture industry. The son of a professor, Brecher began studying philosophy in 1900 at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He did not finish his studies, deciding to become an actor. He appeared on several provincial stages in Germany and Austria until 1910, and then played in Vienna on various occasions, directed by Josef Jarno until 1921. In 1907, he founded an initiative (which lasted for something like one or two years) to play modern Yiddish theatre in German language with Siegfried Schmitz and members of the student club ‘Theodor Herzl’ like Hugo Zuckermann and Oskar Rosenfeld. In 1919 he was co-founder of the Freie Jüdische Volksbühne in Vienna, a Yiddish theatre, which existed for three years. Then, in 1921, he moved to New York to act on Broadway. He moved to Hollywood in the late 1920s to appear in foreign-language versions of American films. In the mid-1930s he appeared in classic horror films The Black Cat, Werewolf of London, The Black Room, Mark of the Vampire and The Devil-Doll, and worked steadily in the espionage films of the 1930s/40s, his Slavic accent landing him roles both noble and villainous. One of his largest screen roles was in 1946's So Dark the Night. He died later in 1946, aged 66, of a heart attack in Los Angeles, California.

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