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Carl Hoffmann (1885–1947)


Like many early cinematographers Carl Hoffmann finished an education as a photographer and afterwards worked as an employee of a photographic laboratory and as a film projectionist. See more trivia »

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Faust Cinematographer
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler Cinematographer
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
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 1948 Via Mala
 1941 Alarmstufe V
 1939 Freed Hands
 1939 Ein Lied verklingt (Short)
 1934 Peer Gynt
 1933 Le tunnel (as K. Hoffman)
 1933 Court Waltzes
 1933 The Tunnel
 1933 Waltz War
 1933 Cairo Season
 1933 Dawn
 1932 Stupéfiants
 1932 Dope
 1931 Yorck
 1930 Hocuspocus
 1929 Treason
 1927 Natur und Liebe (Documentary)
 1926 Faust
 1925 Variety
 1924 Die Andere
 1922 Die Tigerin
 1921 Lady Hamilton
 1921 Desire
 1920 Sturm
 1920 Der Januskopf
 1920 Uriel Acosta
 1920 Patience
 1919 Störtebeker
 1919 Harakiri (unconfirmed)
 1919 Eerie Tales (as Karl Hoffmann)
 1919 Wahnsinn
 1919 Der Herr der Liebe (unconfirmed)
 1919 Halbblut
 1919 Komödianten
 1918 Clown Charly
 1918 Heide-Gretel (Short)
 1917 Der Fremde (Short)
 1917 Das Mädel von nebenan (Short)
 1917 Wenn die Lawinen stürzen (Short)
 1917 Wer küßt mich? (Short)
 1916 Homunculus
 1915 Das Laster
 1914 Irrfahrt ins Glück (Short)
 1913 Fiesko
 1913 Macbeth
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K. Hoffman | Karl Hoffmann

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His last cinematical works came during World War II into being Via Mala" (1945) and "Shiva und die Galgenblume" (1945) which is regarded to be the last movie of the Third Reich. See more »

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