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Erwin Piscator (I) (1893–1966)

Erwin Piscator was born on December 17, 1893 in Ulm, Greifenstein, Hesse, Germany. He was a director and writer, known for Vosstaniye rybakov (1934), Hoppla, wir leben! (1927) and Gewitter über Gottland (1927). He was married to Maria Ley and Hildegard Jurczyk. He died on March 30, 1966 in Starnberg, Bavaria, West Germany. See full bio »

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Vosstaniye rybakov
Hoppla, wir leben!
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 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (co-adaption - 1 episode)
- War and Peace (1963) ... (co-adaption)
 1927 Gewitter über Gottland (Short) (screenplay)
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 2002 Das Jahrhundert des Theaters (TV Series)
- Die Geburt der Regie (2002) ... Himself
 1991 Ein Mann namens Pis

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Alfred Neumann, his, and Guntram Prufer adapted Leo Tolstoy's novel, "War and Peace," at the Phoenix Theatre in an Bristol Old Vic Company production with Derek Smith, Paul Eddington, John Franklyn Robbins, Rhoda Lewis, Elizabeth Shepherd, Peter O'Shaughnessy, Ewan Hooper, David Burke, Antony Tuckey, and Milton Johns in the ... See more »

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In the 1940's, he ran a dramatic workshop at the New York School for Social Research. The drama teachers under his auspices included Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler. See more »

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