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Erik Charell (1895–1974)

Erik Charell was born on April 9, 1895 in Breslau, Silesia, Germany as Erich Karl Löwenberg. He was a writer and director, known for Im weißen Rößl (1952), Casbah (1948) and Im weißen Rössl - Wehe Du singst! (2013). He died on July 15, 1974 in Zurich, Switzerland. See full bio »


(age 79) in Zurich, Switzerland

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Hide Hide Show Show Writer (21 credits)
 2008 Im weissen Rössl (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2000 Vita hästen (TV Movie) (as Eric Charell)
 1987 Vita hästen (TV Movie)
 1980 Vita hästen (TV Movie)
 1976 Fireworks (musical)
 1971 Das Feuerwerk (TV Movie) (musical comedy)
 1967 Im weissen Rößl (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Summer in Tyrol (operetta - as Eric Charell)
 1963 Feuerwerk (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1960 The White Horse Inn (play)
 1958 Oh, mein Papa (TV Movie) (as Eric Charell)
 1954 Fireworks (play - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1952 Im weißen Rößl (operetta) / (screenplay)
 1948 Casbah (musical story)
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (uncredited)
 1943 What a Woman! (story)
 1942 Road to Morocco (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1935 The White Horse Inn (libretto)
 1934 Caravan (contributing writer - uncredited)
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Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage: Directed "White Horse Inn" on Broadway.

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Eric Charell

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Revolutionized the German musical theatre by developing the idea of 'staged nudity' and by combining European operetta with idioms of the American music theatre, hoping to create a more 'cosmopolitan German'style. See more »

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