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Karl Farkas (1893–1971)

Karl Farkas was born on October 28, 1893 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and actor, known for Wonder Bar (1934), By Candlelight (1933) and Boogie-Woogie Dream (1944). He died on May 16, 1971 in Vienna, Austria. See full bio »


(age 77) in Vienna, Austria

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 1979 Ein verrücktes Paar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (writer)
  Bilanz der Saison (TV Series) (1 episode, 1971) (book - 1 episode, 1971)
- Episode dated 12 June 1971 (1971) ... (book)
 1969 Heiter bis wolkig (TV Movie) (writer)
 1968 Bei Kerzenlicht (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Hofloge (TV Movie)
 1957 Vater macht Karriere (screenplay)
 1954 Hofloge (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1953 Ein tolles Früchtchen (writer)
 1953 I and My Wife (writer)
 1952 Schäm' dich, Brigitte! (adaptation)
 1949 Nichts als Zufälle (book)
 1949 L'inconnu d'un soir (writer)
 1949 Beloved of the World (writer)
 1948 Fregola (writer)
 1944 Boogie-Woogie Dream (Short)
 1934 Milyon avcilari (screenplay "Sehnsucht 202")
 1934 Salto in die Seligkeit (screenplay)
 1934 Wonder Bar (based on the play by)
 1933 By Candlelight (play)
 1933 Abenteuer am Lido (writer)
 1933 Der große Trick (Short) (writer)
 1932 Streichquartett (Short) (idea)
 1932 Mein Name ist Lampe (Short)
 1932 Sehnsucht 202
 1931 Wenn die Soldaten... (play)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Nichts als Zufalle" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Karl Farkas was desirous to become an actor at a young age but his parents were insistent that he will become a lawyer. His brother wanted to become a painter but the parents were insistent as well that he should take over the shoe store family business. Karl Farkas brother gave way to despair that he committed suicide. The parents were so shocked that they granted Karl Farkas' wish to become an ... See more »

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