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Henrik Galeen (1881–1949)

Henrik Galeen was born on January 7, 1881 in Stryj, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for Nosferatu (1922), The Golem (1920) and The Golem (1915). He was married to Comptess Ilse von Schenk and Elvira Adler. He died on July 30, 1949 in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, USA. See full bio »

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 2016 Nosferatu (earlier film) (announced)
 1935 The Student of Prague (book)
 1929 Acci-Dental Treatment (Short) (writer)
 1928 The Lady with the Mask (screenplay) / (story)
 1928 A Daughter of Destiny (writer)
 1927 The Big Bluff
 1926 The Man Who Cheated Life (book)
 1925 Zigano (screenplay) / (story)
 1924 Waxworks
 1923 Stadt in Sicht (writer)
 1922 Nosferatu (screen play)
 1920 The Golem
 1919 Die rollende Kugel (writer)
 1915 The Golem
  Untitled Nosferatu Remake (screenplay)
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Heinrich Wiesenberg

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 369-371 (as Henryk Galeen). New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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