Fritz Kortner Movies List

Fritz Kortner
Fritz Kortner
12-05-1892
Vienna - Austria
8
Chu Chin Chow

Actor Fritz Kortner Filmography

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      The Vicious Circle
      The Vicious Circle ( English )
      Director: W. Lee Wilder
      Music Director: Paul Dessau
      Release date: 21-07-1948
      Berlin Express
      Berlin Express ( English )
      Director: Jacques Tourneur
      Music Director: Friedrich Hollaender
      Release date: 01-05-1948
      The Brasher Doubloon
      The Brasher Doubloon ( English )
      Director: John Brahm
      Music Director: David Buttolph
      Release date: 06-02-1947
      Somewhere in the Night
      Music Director: David Buttolph
      Release date: 12-06-1946
      The Razor's Edge
      The Razor's Edge ( English )
      Director: Edmund Goulding
      Music Director: Alfred Newman
      Release Year: 1946
      The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler
      Artist: Ludwig Donath , Gale Sondergaard , George Dolenz , Fritz Kortner , Ludwig Stössel
      Director: James P. Hogan
      Release date: 10-09-1943
      Midnight Menace
      Midnight Menace ( English )
      Director: Sinclair Hill
      Release date: 04-05-1937
      Chu Chin Chow
      Chu Chin Chow ( English )
      Artist: Anna May Wong , George Robey , Fritz Kortner , John Garrick , Pearl Argyle
      Director: Walter Forde
      Release date: 01-05-1934
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          Fritz Kortner Biography

          From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fritz Kortner (12 May 1892 – 22 July 1970) was an Austrian-born stage and film actor and theatre director. Kortner was born in Vienna as Fritz Nathan Kohn. He studied at the Vienna Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After graduating, he joined Max Reinhardt in Berlin in 1911 and then Leopold Jessner in 1916. Also in that year he made his first appearance in a silent film. He became one of Germany's best known character actors. His speciality was playing sinister and threatening roles, though he also appeared in the title role of 1930's Dreyfus. With the coming to power of the Nazis, Kortner, being Jewish, chose to flee Germany in 1933. He emigrated to the United States, where he found work as a character actor and theatre director for a time before returning to Germany in 1949. Upon his return, he became noted for his innovative staging and direction, particularly of classics such as his Richard III (1964) in which the king crawls over piles of corpses at the end. Kortner died in Munich. Description above from the Wikipedia article Fritz Kortner, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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