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Paul Leni (1885–1929)

Paul Leni was born on July 8, 1885 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Paul Josef Levi. He was an art director and director, known for The Man Who Laughs (1928), Waxworks (1924) and The Cat and the Canary (1927). He died on September 2, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 649-651. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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