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Paul May (I) (1909–1976)

Paul May was born on May 8, 1909 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Paul Ostermayr. He was a director and editor, known for Duel with Death (1959), Zwei Menschen (1952) and The Saint and Her Fool (1935). He was married to Ille Gotthelft and Annelies Reinhold. He died on February 25, 1976 in Taufkirchen, Bavaria. See full bio »

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Duel with Death Director
Zwei Menschen Director


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 1972-1975 Im Auftrag von Madame (TV Series) (32 episodes)
- Dirhams (1975)
- Knock-Out (1975)
- Das Gerücht (1975)
- Das Testament (1975)
 1971-1972 Fünf Tage hat die Woche (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Der Angeber (1972)
- Zu alt (1972)
 1969-1972 Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Der Böllerer (1972)
- Die alte Burgl (1969)
- Concordia (1969)
- Der Atheist (1969)
 1971 Die Schrott-Story (TV Movie)
 1971 Theatergarderobe (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Die Landplage (1971)
- Staatsbesuch (1971)
- Der Kritiker (1971)
 1969 Nennen Sie mich Alex (TV Movie)
 1966 Melissa (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1966)
- Zweiter Teil (1966)
- Erster Teil (1966)
 1965 Acht Stunden Zeit (TV Movie)
 1965 Glück in Frankreich (TV Movie)
 1965 Die Schlüssel (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Dritter Teil (1965)
- Zweiter Teil (1965)
- Erster Teil (1965)
 1964 Die Truhe (TV Movie)
 1963 Barras heute
 1962 Waldrausch
 1961 Via Mala
 1959 Heiße Ware
 1954 08/15
 1952 Zwei Menschen
 1942 Violanta
 1940 Links der Isar - rechts der Spree (as Paul Ostermayr)
 1940 Beates Flitterwoche (as Paul Ostermayr)
 1939 Forest Fever (as Paul Ostermayr)
 1939 King of the Edelweiss (as Paul Ostermayr)
 1937 Twice Two in a Four Post Bed (supervision)
 1935 The Saint and Her Fool (as Paul Obermayr, collaboration)
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Paul Obermayr | Paul Ostermayer | Paul Ostermayr

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