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Carl Mayer (I) (1894–1944)

Carl Meyer was the son of a stock speculator who committed suicide. He had to leave school at 15 to work as a secretary. Mayer moved away from Graz to Innsbruck and then Vienna, where he worked as a dramatist. Meanwhile, the events of the First World War turned him into a pacifist. In 1917 he went to Berlin, where he worked at the small ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 49) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Sunrise
Sunrise Writer
(1927)
The Last Laugh
(1924)

Filmography

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 1953 Der träumende Mund (original)
 1937 Dreaming Lips
 1936 As You Like It (adaptation - uncredited)
 1932 Melo
 1932 The Blue Light (uncredited)
 1931 Ariane
 1931 Der Mann, der den Mord beging (dialogue)
 1930 Storm Over Mont Blanc (uncredited)
 1929 Fräulein Else (uncredited)
 1928 4 Devils (scenario)
 1927 Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (Documentary) (idea)
 1927 Sunrise (scenario)
 1925 Tartuffe (manuscript)
 1924 The Last Laugh (written by)
 1923 Die Straße (treatment)
 1923 Erdgeist (writer)
 1921 Hintertreppe
 1921 Scherben
 1921 Danton (screenplay)
 1921 The Haunted Castle (adaptation)
 1921 Torgus
 1921 Der Dummkopf
 1920 Genuine
 1920 Johannes Goth
 1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (story and screen play by)
 1919 Die Frau im Käfig (writer)
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Height:

5' 1¾" (1.57 m)
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He was responsible for writing exceptional pictures such as "The Last Laughter" and "Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans", both produced in collaboration with legendary Director F.W. Murnau. Their partnership is widely regarded by critics as one of the key Writer/Director partnerships in the History of the Moving Image. See more »

Trademark:

Somber themes

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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