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Luis Trenker (1892–1990)

Luis Trenker (born in St-Ulrich, southern Tyrol (now Italy) as Alois Franz Trenker) was a film director, singer, author, ski champion and mountain climber, wood-carver, stage and film actor. He went to school in Bolzano to become a carver artist. From 1912 to 1914 he studied Architecture. He fought in WWI as an officier in the Dolomite. After that,... See full bio »

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Known For

Der verlorene Sohn
Der verlorene Sohn Tonio Feuersinger
Berge in Flammen
Berge in Flammen Florian Dimai
Der Kaiser von Kalifornien
Der Kaiser von Kalifornien Johann August Sutter
Condottieri Actor


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 1982 Hochkant (TV Movie)
 1972 Die Glückspirale (TV Movie)
 1971 Olympia - Olympia (TV Movie)
 1969-1970 Luftsprünge (TV Series)
Hannes Kogler
- Die Abwerbung (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Diebe, Ski und Phantasie (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Auf Hochtouren (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Der Spezial-Ski (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
- Der Angeber (1970) ... Hannes Kogler
 1956 Von der Liebe besiegt
Zurwalden, Obmann der Bergführer
 1955 Il prigioniero della montagna
Giovanni Testa
 1950 Mountain Smugglers
Stefano Hassler
 1950 Marmolada
 1945 Monte Miracolo
L'ingegnere Roberto Rey
 1940 Der Feuerteufel
Valentin Sturmegger
 1938 Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin
Toni Anewanter
 1938 The Challenge
Jean Antoine Carrel
 1937/II Condottieri (as Luigi Trenker)
 1936 Der Kaiser von Kalifornien
Johann August Sutter
 1934 Der verlorene Sohn
Tonio Feuersinger
 1933 The Rebel
Severin Anderlan
 1932 Der Rebell
Severin Anderlan
 1932 The Doomed Battalion
Florian Di Mai
 1931 Les monts en flammes
Florian Dimaï
 1931 Berge in Flammen
Florian Dimai
 1930 The Son of the White Mountain
Hans Turri
 1930 Die heiligen drei Brunnen
Christomanus, Engineer
 1929 Der Ruf des Nordens
Peter Helling
 1928 Fight for the Matterhorn
Jean-Antoine Carrel
 1927 Der große Sprung
 1926 Der heilige Berg
 1924 Der Berg des Schicksals
Sohn des Bergsteigers
Show Show Director (41 credits)
Show Show Writer (32 credits)
Show Show Producer (24 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

"Brothers of the snow", by Luis Trenker; translated by F. H. Lyon. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

L. Trenker | Luigi Trenker

Did You Know?


Nazi propaganda minister Dr. Joseph Goebbels was very impressed with "Der Rebel" and hoped that Trenker would fill the void left by the defection of Fritz Lang, but Trenker was apolitical, and Goebbels grew to look upon him in a derogatory light. See more »

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