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Ludwig Berger

Ludwig Berger German film director, screenwriter and cinematographer

German film director, screenwriter and cinematographer
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Intro German film director, screenwriter and cinematographer
A.K.A. Ludwig Bamberger
Countries Germany
Occupations Actor Film director Screenwriter Writer Film actor Film producer Cinematographer
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Literature
Gender male
Birth 6 January 1892 (Mainz)
Death 18 May 1969 (Schlangenbad)
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Ludwig Berger (born Ludwig Bamberger; 6 January 1892 – 18 May 1969) was a German-Jewish film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.He directed 36 films between 1920 and 1969. Berger began working in the German film industry during the Weimar Republic. At Decla-Bioscop and later UFA he established a reputation as a leading director of silent films. He emigrated to Hollywood, but was unable to establish himself and returned to Europe. He subsequently worked both in France and Germany. He was a member of the jury at the 6th Berlin International Film Festival.

Berger also translated a few plays of Shakespeare, including Cymbeline, Hamlet, and Timon of Athens.

Selected filmography

  • The Mayor of Zalamea (1920)
  • The Story of Christine von Herre (1921)
  • A Glass of Water (1923)
  • The Lost Shoe (1923)
  • A Waltz Dream (1925)
  • The Master of Nuremberg (1927)
  • Queen Louise (1927)
  • Sins of the Fathers (1928)
  • The Woman from Moscow (1928)
  • The Burning Heart (1929)
  • The Vagabond King (1930)
  • Playboy of Paris (1930)
  • The Little Cafe (1931)
  • I by Day, You by Night (1932)
  • Early to Bed (1933)
  • Waltz War (1933)
  • Court Waltzes (1933)
  • Pygmalion (1937)
  • Three Waltzes (1938)
  • Ergens in Nederland (1940)
  • The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
  • Stresemann (1957)
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