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Géza von Cziffra (1900–1989)

Géza von Cziffra was a prolific novelist, screenwriter and director, born in Arad, Hungary, of ethnic German ancestry. He began his career as a journalist in Vienna in 1918 and later worked in Berlin as a political commentator and film writer for the publications Berliner Tageblatt and Welt am Abend. In 1922, he became apprenticed in the film ... See full bio »

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 1969 Should a Schoolgirl Tell? (writer)
 1969 Das Go-Go-Girl vom Blow Up (writer)
 1965 Ein Ferienbett mit 100 PS (story)
 1964 Das Haus der Schlangen (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Sechster Teil (1964)
- Fünfter Teil (1964)
- Vierter Teil (1964)
- Dritter Teil (1964)
- Zweiter Teil (1964)
 1963 Charley's Aunt (uncredited)
 1962 Der Vogelhändler (screenplay - as Geza von Cziffra)
 1962 Die Fledermaus (screenplay)
 1961 On Thin Ice
 1959 Peter schießt den Vogel ab (as Peter Trenck)
 1959 Schlag auf Schlag (writer)
 1958 So ein Millionär hat's schwer (screenplay - as Peter Trenck)
 1958 Wehe, wenn sie losgelassen (writer)
 1958 Nachtschwester Ingeborg (writer)
 1957 Die Beine von Dolores (as Peter Trenck)
 1957 Das haut hin
 1957 Tired Theodore (screenplay - as Peter Trenck)
 1956 Musikparade (as Peter Trenck)
 1956 Mädchen mit schwachem Gedächtnis (as Peter Trenck)
 1955 The False Adam (as Peter Trenck) / (play "Drei blaue Augen" - uncredited)
 1950 Gabriela
 1949 Dangerous Guests (writer)
 1949 Very Passionate Love (play "Anita und der Teufel") / (writer)
 1949 Lambert Is Threatened (writer)
 1948 The Heavenly Waltz (writer)
 1948 Königin der Landstraße (writer)
 1944 Axel an der Himmelstür (idea)
 1944 Hundstage
 1943 Liebespremiere (idea)
 1941 Heimaterde
 1941 Tanz mit dem Kaiser (screenplay)
 1941 Villa da vendere (play)
 1941 Was geschah in dieser Nacht (screenplay revision)
 1941 Oh, diese Männer (play "Drei blaue Augen")
 1939 It Was a Gay Ballnight (novel) / (screenplay)
 1939 The Green Emperor (writer)
 1938 Frühlingsluft (writer)
 1937 The Tramps
 1936 Ember a híd alatt (as Cziffra Géza)
 1935 Villa for Sale (as Cziffra Géza)
 1935 Ball im Savoy (screenplay)
 1934 Room for the Aged (as Cziffra Géza)
 1934 Everything for the Woman (as Cziffra Giza)
 1930 Der Greifer
 1924 Gullivers Reisen (writer)
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Geza v. Cziffra | Geza Cziffra | Cziffra Giza | Cziffra Géza | Peter Trenck | Geza von Cziffra

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Cziffra was a Banat German in origin, born in 1900 in Arad in the Banat region, at that date in the Kingdom of Hungary, now in Romania. See more »

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