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Béla Balázs (I) (1884–1949)

Béla Balázs was born on August 4, 1884 in Szeged, Austria-Hungary as Herbert Bauer. He was a writer and actor, known for The 3 Penny Opera (1931), The Blue Light (1932) and L'opéra de quat'sous (1931). He died on May 17, 1949 in Budapest, Hungary. See full bio »

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(age 64) in Budapest, Hungary

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Filmography

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 2009 Aki bújt (Short) (short story "Gyermeked látja életed")
 2001 The Miraculous Manderin (Short) (scenario)
 1988 Duke Bluebeard's Castle (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1981 A kékszakállú herceg vára (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1980 Karcsi kalandjai (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Veszélyes játékok (novel "Heinrich beginnt den Kampf")
 1974 Dreaming Youth (novel)
 1970 A faból faragott királyfi (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1970 A kékszakállú herceg vára (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1963 Herzog Blaubarts Burg (opera)
 1948 It Happened in Europe (writer)
 1932/I Grand Hotel (uncredited)
 1931 L'opéra de quat'sous (adaptation)
 1931 The 3 Penny Opera (adaptation - as Balazs)
 1931 Sonntag des Lebens (screenplay)
 1929 Narkose (writer)
 1928 Doña Juana (writer)
 1924 Kiedy kobieta zdradza meza (novel "Wife")
 1924 Moderne Ehen (short story)
 1921 Kaiser Karl
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Book) Theory of the Film: Character and Growth of a New Art. London: Dennis Dobson, 1952.

Alternate Names:

Balazs
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Hungarian film theorist and screenwriter. A committed Marxist, he left Hungary in 1919. In Berlin from 1926, he was associated with leftist stage and film projects and worked closely with Bertold Brecht, G.W. Pabst and Erwin Piscator. Worked in Russia as a professor between 1931 and 1945, returning to Hungary after the war to help rebuild the film industry there. A studio in Budapest for young ... See more »

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