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Rochus Gliese (1891–1978)

Rochus Gliese was born on January 6, 1891 in Berlin, Germany. He was an art director and director, known for Rübezahls Hochzeit (1916), The Pursuit of Happiness (1930) and The Golem and the Dancing Girl (1917). He died on December 22, 1978 in West Berlin, West Germany. See full bio »

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Rübezahls Hochzeit
Rübezahls Hochzeit Art Director
The Pursuit of Happiness
The Golem and the Dancing Girl
The Lost Shadow
The Lost Shadow Director


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Stage: Set designer (w/Edgar G. Ulmer) for "Die Verbrecher" in Berlin, Germany. Written by Ferdinand Bruckner. Directed by Max Reinhardt.

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German art director, a 1911 graduate from the Kunstgewerbeschule in Berlin. He began work as a theatrical set designer. His talent was noticed by Paul Wegener, who hired him to design sculptural constructs for The Golem (1915). Gliese is also remembered for building the monumental sets for Finances of the Grand Duke (1924) and for the magnificent set he created on the Fox Hills backlot for F.W. ... See more »

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