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.
His first wife, Lisa Rosenthal, committed suicide by shooting herself in the chest. It was rumoured that she did this after finding her husband in a compromising situation with Thea von Harbou
His films are dark (both visually and in tone)