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Fritz Schilgen (1906–2005)

Fritz Schilgen was born on September 8, 1906 in Kronberg im Taunus, Hesse, Germany. He was married to Ursula Gerlach. He died on September 12, 2005 in Kronberg im Taunus. See full bio »

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Berlin 1936: Games of the XI Olympiad
Berlin 1936: Games of the XI Olympiad Himself, lights Olympic torch
Summer Olympics at Berlin
Summer Olympics at Berlin Himself - Olympic Torch


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 1936 Berlin 1936: Games of the XI Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
Himself, lights Olympic torch
 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin (TV Movie)
Himself - Olympic Torch
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 2016 Hitler's Olympics (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Lighter of Olympic Cauldron (uncredited)
 1999 Sunshine
Himself - Berlin Olympics, Lights Flame (uncredited)
 1993 The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (Documentary)
Himself - Lighting Olympic Cauldron
 1988 The 1930's: Music, Memories & Milestones (Video documentary)
Himself - with Olympic Torch
 1978 Holocaust (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Lights Olympic Flame
- Part I: The Gathering Darkness (1978) ... Himself - Lights Olympic Flame (uncredited)
 1937 Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Himself - Olympic Flame Lighter (uncredited)

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Developed 35 patents during his career as an electrical engineer. See more »

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