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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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Hide Hide Show Show Writer (40 credits)
 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 Bilanz des Jahres (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1957)
 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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Playwright: "By Candlelight" (w/Siegfried Geyer) See more »

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

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The actor and cabaret artist Karl Farkas was born in 1893 in Vienna. To his relatives belong the uncle Felix Salten who became famous as a screenwriter and author (among others "Bambi" and "Josephine Mutzenbacher"). See more »

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