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Max Skladanowsky (1863–1939)

Max Skladanowsky was born on April 30, 1863 in Berlin, Germany as Max Richard Skladanowsky. He was a director and producer, known for Das boxende Känguruh (1895), Die Serpentintänzerin (1895) and Ringkämpfer (1895). He was married to Gertrud Anna Pauline Marx and Else Ranzen. He died on November 30, 1939 in Berlin. See full bio »


(age 76) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Das boxende Känguruh
Die Serpentintänzerin
Ringkämpfer Director
Akrobatisches Potpourri


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 1936 Archiv Skladanowsky (Short)
 1897 Apotheose II (Documentary short)
 1897 Am Bollwerk in Stettin (Documentary short)
 1896 Alarm der Feuerwehr (Documentary short)
 1896 Ankunft eines Eisenbahnzuges (Documentary short)
 1896 Ausfahrt nach dem Alarm (Documentary short)
 1896 Die Wachtparade (Documentary short)
 1896 Nicht mehr allein (Short)
 1896 Unter den Linden (Documentary short)
 1896 Mit Ablösung der Wache (Short)
 1895 Akrobatisches Potpourri (Documentary short)
 1895 Apotheose (Short)
 1895 Das boxende Känguruh (Short)
 1895 Der Jongleur (Short)
 1895 Die Serpentintänzerin (Short)
 1895 Italienischer Bauerntanz (Documentary short)
 1895 Kamarinskaja (Short)
 1895 Komisches Reck (Short)
 1895 Ringkämpfer (Documentary short)
 1895 Wintergartenprogramm (Short)
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Berlin: February 1st 1907; The newspaper "Der Komet" gave Max the soul credit of inventing "Cinema". This was due to his first sessions of Bioskop, at the Wintergarten, being held on November 1st 1895. Of course, the French refute this notion and the claims of who created "Cinema" goes on. See more »

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