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Hanns Heinz Ewers (1871–1943)

Hanns Heinz Ewers (born November 3, 1871 in Düsseldorf, Germany) was a German writer famous for his short stories and novels that expanded the parameters of the horror genre. He began his literary career as a poet when he published "A Book of Fables", satirical verses, in 1901. In addition to writing, he was an actor and created a vaudeville ... See full bio »


(age 71) in Berlin, Germany

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 2004 The Student of Prague (Short) (story)
 1970 La fenêtre (TV Movie) (short story "L'araignée")
 1952 Mandragore (novel)
 1936 Gräfin Volescu (book)
 1933 Hans Westmar (novel "Horst Wessel") / (screenplay)
 1930 Fundvogel (novel)
 1930 Alraune (novel)
 1928 A Daughter of Destiny (novel of the same name)
 1926 The Man Who Cheated Life (novel of the same name)
 1923 Der Geisterseher (novel)
 1919 Alraune und der Golem (novel "Alraune" - uncredited)
 1918 Alraune (novel)
 1918 Sacrifice (novel)
 1916 Der unsichtbare Mensch (novel)
 1914 Evinrude
 1913 Der Verführte (writer)
 1913 Die ideale Gattin (Short) (writer)
 1913 Old Brandis' Eyes (writer)
 1913 Die Eisbraut (writer)
 1913 The Student of Prague (writer)
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Novel: "Sacrifice" (filmed as Sacrifice (1918)). See more »

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His book "Alraune" was filmed again in 1927, 1930 and 1952. See more »

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