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Leo Lasko

Leo Lasko

German screenwriter, film director
Leo Lasko
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Intro German screenwriter, film director
A.K.A. Léo Lasko
Was Film director Screenwriter
From Germany
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 25 June 1885, Hamburg, Germany
Death 1949, London, UK (aged 63 years)
Star sign Cancer
Family
Children: Peter Lasko
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Biography

Léo Lasko (1885–1949) was a German screenwriter and film director of the silent and early sound eras. As Lasko was of Jewish descent he was classified as a "non-Aryan" by the Nazis. Following their 1933 takeover he was banned from film work and eventually emigrated to Britain.

Selected filmography

Director

  • The Merry Husband (1919)
  • The Dagger of Malaya (1919)
  • The Panther Bride (1919)
  • The Howling Wolf (1919)
  • The Woman Without a Soul (1920)
  • Va banque (1920)
  • Indian Revenge (1920)
  • The Convict of Cayenne (1921)
  • James Morres (1921)
  • The Devil's Chains (1921)
  • The Buried Self (1921)
  • Parisian Women (1921)
  • People of the Sea (1925)
  • Hands Up, Eddy Polo (1928)
  • Scapa Flow (1930)
  • Night of Temptation (1932)

Screenwriter

  • Vendetta (1919)
  • Wibbel the Tailor (1920)
  • The Land of Smiles (1930)
  • Schubert's Dream of Spring (1931)
  • Night of Temptation (1932)
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https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0489656/
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb171463592
https://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb171463592
https://d-nb.info/gnd/1061742415
https://viaf.org/viaf/311652139
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/311652139
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