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Kurt Hoffmann (I) (1910–2001)

Kurt Hoffmann was born on November 12, 1910 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Kurt Bertrand Paul Hoffmann. He was a director and assistant director, known for Das Wirtshaus im Spessart (1958), The Haunted Castle (1960) and Confessions of Felix Krull (1957). He was married to Luise Schneider and Betti Grimm. He died on June 25,... See full bio »

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 1976 Sonntagsgeschichten (TV Movie)
 1971 The Captain
 1967 Rheinsberg
 1965 Praetorius
 1960 Lampenfieber
 1954 Fireworks
 1953 Hocuspocus
 1952 Klettermaxe
 1950 Taxi-Kitty
 1938 Der Skarabäus (Short)
 1938 Wochenendfriede (Short)
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German director of light entertainments, popular in the 1950's and 60's. Hoffmann trained as an assistant under Robert Siodmak and Reinhold Schünzel during the 1930's. From 1939, he began directing comedies and idyllic romances which fared extremely well at the box office: Quax, der Bruchpilot (1941), Flying Classroom (1954), Ich denke oft an Piroschka (1955) and Confessions of Felix Krull (1957)... See more »

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