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Curth Flatow

Curth Flatow

German writer
Curth Flatow
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Quick Facts

Intro German writer
A.K.A. Curt Flatow
Was Screenwriter Author Writer
From Germany
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio Literature
Gender male
Birth 9 January 1920, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg
Death 4 June 2011, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg (aged 91 years)
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
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Curth Flatow (9 January 1920 – 4 June 2011) was a German dramatist and screenwriter who started his career in post-war Germany specializing in light comedy. Flatow was born in Berlin. Many of his plays have been adapted for the big screen. One of his more recent shows is Ein gesegnetes Alter (A Blessed Age, 1996), a vehicle for Johannes Heesters.

Flatow's 2000 memoir is entitled Am Kurfürstendamm fing es an. Erinnerungen aus einem Gedächtnis mit Lücken. He died in 2011 in Berlin.


  • 1960 : Das Fenster zum Flur (with Horst Pillau). Premiered in Berlin at the Hebbel-Theater [de]
  • 1966 : Vater einer Tochter (based on the film Meine Tochter und ich [de]). Premiered in Berlin at the Komödie am Kurfürstendamm [de]
  • 1968 : Das Geld liegt auf der Bank. Premiered in Berlin at the Hebbel-Theater
  • 1973 : Der Mann, der sich nicht traut. Premiered in Berlin at the Komödie am Kurfürstendamm

Selected filmography

  • King of Hearts (1947)
  • When Men Cheat (1950)
  • Dark Eyes (1951)
  • The Chaste Libertine (1952)
  • Dutch Girl (1953)
  • The Bogeyman (1953)
  • The Uncle from America (1953)
  • The Telephone Operator (1954)
  • How Do I Become a Film Star? (1955)
  • Kindermädchen für Papa gesucht (1957)
  • The Simple Girl (1957)
  • The Crammer (1958)
  • Here I Am, Here I Stay (1959)
  • Yes, Women are Dangerous (1960)
  • Der Gauner und der liebe Gott [de] (1960)
  • Her Most Beautiful Day (1962, based on the play Das Fenster zum Flur)
  • Meine Tochter und ich [de] (1963)
  • Ganovenehre [de] (1966)
  • The Wedding Trip (1969)
  • Ich heirate eine Familie (TV series, 1983–1986)
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