Featured in the BBC Home Service series "On Films" with Paul Mayersberg.
7 Biographical Movies |
19 Print Biographies |
15 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[asked in a 1975 interview if he ever met Raoul Walsh
] I never traveled around meeting other directors. I wasn't haughty in this respect. It is just that all my life I have been so involved in my work that I guess one could say in general that, whenever I had to balance my private life and my profession, my profession always won out.
When he decided to leave Germany in 1933, his wife Thea von Harbou
divorced him. She remained in Germany and made propaganda films for the Nazi regime.
His protagonists are frequently hateful, violent but ultimately sympathetic figures