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Ernst Kunstmann (1898–1995)


He and Eugen Schufftan were invited to Hollywood in 1926 where they worked for several years before returning to Germany. See more trivia »

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Metropolis Special Effects
Triumph of the Will
Triumph of the Will Special Effects
The Last Laugh
The Last Laugh Special Effects
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse Special Effects


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 1972 Sonnensucher (optical effects)
 1963 Vom König Midas (optical effects)
 1962 Die schwarze Galeere (optical effects)
 1962 Tempel des Satans (TV Series) (special effects - 3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1962) ... (special effects)
- Zweiter Teil (1962) ... (special effects)
- Erster Teil (1962) ... (special effects)
 1961 Der Traum des Hauptmann Loy (optical effects)
 1961 Die goldene Jurte (special effects)
 1960 Brandenburg Division (optical effects)
 1960 Leute mit Flügeln (optical effects)
 1960 Die Herrin der Welt - Teil II (optical effects)
 1960 Mistress of the World (optical effects)
 1960 First Spaceship on Venus (special effects supervisor)
 1959 Weißes Blut (optical effects)
 1959 SAS 181 antwortet nicht (optical effects)
 1959 Simplon-Tunnel (optical effects)
 1959 Das Feuerzeug (special effects)
 1958 Geschwader Fledermaus (optical effects)
 1958 Das Lied der Matrosen (special effects)
 1958 Sie kannten sich alle (optical effects)
 1958 Abenteuer in Bamsdorf (optical effects)
 1958 Meine Frau macht Musik (optical effects)
 1958 Rocník 21 (optical effects)
 1958 Tatort Berlin (optical effects)
 1957 The Singing Ringing Tree (special effects)
 1957 Der Fackelträger (optical effects)
 1957 Spur in die Nacht (optical effects)
 1957 Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser (optical effects)
 1957 Lissy (optical effects)
 1957 Castles and Cottages (optical effects)
 1956 Die Fahrt nach Bamsdorf (Short) (optical effects)
 1956 The Captain from Cologne (optical effects)
 1956 Mich dürstet (optical effects)
 1956 Bonjour Kathrin (optical effects)
 1956 Der Teufelskreis (optical effects)
 1955 Robert Mayer - der Arzt aus Heilbronn (Documentary) (optical effects)
 1955 Ernst Thälmann - Führer seiner Klasse (optical effects)
 1955 Hanussen (optical effects)
 1955 Ein Polterabend (optical effects)
 1955 Das Fräulein von Scuderi (optical effects)
 1955 Einmal ist keinmal (optical effects)
 1955 Der Ochse von Kulm (optical effects)
 1954 Das geheimnisvolle Wrack (optical effects)
 1954 Pole Poppenspäler (optical effects)
 1954 Carola Lamberti - Eine vom Zirkus (optical effects)
 1954 Hexen (optical effects)
 1954 Ernst Thälmann - Sohn seiner Klasse (optical effects)
 1953 Die Geschichte vom kleinen Muck (special effects)
 1953 Das kleine und das große Glück (optical effects)
 1953 Anna Susanna (optical effects)
 1952 Schatten über den Inseln (optical effects)
 1952 Das verurteilte Dorf (optical effects)
 1952 Karriere in Paris (optical effects)
 1952 Roman einer jungen Ehe (optical effects)
 1950 Heart of Stone (special effects)
 1950 Familie Benthin (optical effects)
 1949 Die Buntkarierten (optical effects)
 1949 Träum' nicht, Annette (optical effects)
 1948 Chemie und Liebe (special photographic effects)
 1948 The Adventures of Fridolin (trick effects)
 1944 Herr Sanders lebt gefährlich (optical effects)
 1943 Fritze Bollmann wollte angeln (optical effects)
 1943 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (special effects)
 1942 My Wife Teresa (optical effects)
 1940 Traummusik (special photographic effects)
 1940 Musica di sogno (special photographic effects)
 1940 Die drei Codonas (special photographic effects)
 1939 D III 38 (optical effects)
 1939 Robert and Bertram (special effects)
 1936 Enchanted Forest (Documentary) (optical effects)
 1935 Triumph of the Will (Documentary) (special photographic effects)
 1933 The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (special effects)
 1929 Narkose (special photographic effects)
 1927 Metropolis (special effects)
 1925 Jealousy (special effects)
 1924 The Last Laugh (special effects)
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He worked with German special effects pioneer Eugen Schufftan and helped develop the "Schufftan Process" for special effects. See more »

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