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Jan Fethke (1903–1980)

Jan Fethke proved himself to be a creative chameleon, writing books & film scripts in languages as diverse as German, Polish, and the artificial language "Esperanto" (invented by a Polish doctor, Zamenhof). Fethke also directed films in Germany and in Poland in different decades, and found time somehow to edit an Esperanto literary magazine. In ... See full bio »


(age 77) in Berlin, Germany

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 1960 The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (idea - as Jan Fethge)
 1960 First Spaceship on Venus (adaptation - as J. Fethke)
 1958 Co rekne zena? (writer)
 1953 Sprawa do zalatwienia (treatment)
 1952 Zaloga (treatment)
 1948 Border Street (as Jean Forge)
 1943 Przez lzy do szczescia (writer)
 1940 Zlota maska
 1939 Czarne diamenty (writer)
 1939 O czym sie nie mówi... (script)
 1938 Florian (writer)
 1938 Zapomniana melodia (writer)
 1938 Pawel i Gawel (writer)
 1938 Robert i Bertrand (writer)
 1937 Niedorajda
 1937 Ordynat Michorowski (screenplay)
 1937 Hearts Aflame
 1936 Tredowata
 1936 Bedzie lepiej (story)
 1936 Papa sie zeni
 1936 Bolek i Lolek
 1936 Jadzia
 1936 Tajemnica panny Brinx (treatment)
 1936 Liebeserwachen (idea - as Johannes Fethke)
 1936 Straszny dwór (screenplay)
 1935 Dwie Joasie
 1935 Die Katz' im Sack (screenplay and dialogue - as Johannes Fethke)
 1935 Petersburger Nächte (as Johannes Fethke)
 1934 Carlos schönstes Abenteuer (Short) (as Johannes Fethke)
 1934 It's Great to Be in Love (as Johannes Fethke)
 1929 Harbor Drift (writer)
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Alternate Names:

Jan Fethge | J. Fethke | Johannes Fethke | Jean Forge

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