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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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 1987 Sri Lanka - Leuchtendes Land (Documentary) (as John Ferguson)
 1976 Kara Murat: Seyh Gaffar'a Karsi (as John Ferguson)
 1975 Zwei Teufelskerle auf dem Weg ins Kloster (screenplay - as John Ferguson)
 1974 Der gestohlene Himmel (as Thomas Harrer)
 1974 Ehrenhäuptling der Watubas (TV Movie) (as Horace Parker)
 1974 Das Spukschloß von Baskermore (TV Movie) (written by - as Geza von Cziffra)
 1974 Two Sane Nuts (screenplay - as John Ferguson)
 1969 Should a Schoolgirl Tell? (writer)
 1969 Das Go-Go-Girl vom Blow Up (writer)
 1965 Ein Ferienbett mit 100 PS (story)
 1964 Lana - Königin der Amazonen (as Richard Anden)
 1964 Das Haus der Schlangen (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Sechster Teil (1964)
- Fünfter Teil (1964)
- Vierter Teil (1964)
- Dritter Teil (1964)
- Zweiter Teil (1964)
 1964 Schweik's Years of Indiscretion (screenplay - as Karel Kubala)
 1963 Charley's Tante (screenplay adaptation - as Albert Anthony)
 1963 Frauen sind keine Engel (TV Movie)
 1962 Der Vogelhändler (screenplay - as Geza von Cziffra)
 1962 Das süsse Leben des Grafen Bobby (screenplay - as Albert Anthony)
 1962 Die Fledermaus (screenplay)
 1961 On Thin Ice
 1961 Die Abenteuer des Grafen Bobby (screenplay - as Albert Anthony)
 1960 Kriminaltango (as Richard Anden)
 1960 Als geheilt entlassen (screenplay - as Geza von Cziffra)
 1959 Salem Aleikum (writer - as Richard Anden)
 1959 Ich bin kein Casanova (writer - as Richard Anden)
 1959 Peter schiesst den Vogel ab (screenplay - as Peter Trenck)
 1959 Schlag auf Schlag (as Peter Trenck)
 1958 So ein Millionär hat's schwer (screenplay - as Peter Trenck)
 1958 Wehe wenn sie losgelassen... (screenplay - as Peter Trenck)
 1958 Nachtschwester Ingeborg (writer)
 1957 Die Beine von Dolores (as Peter Trenck)
 1957 Das haut hin (as Peter Trenck)
 1957 Der müde Theodor (screenplay - as Peter Trenck)
 1956 Musikparade (as Peter Trenck)
 1956 Mädchen mit schwachem Gedächtnis (as Peter Trenck)
 1956 Die gestohlene Hose (as Peter Trenck)
 1955 Banditen der Autobahn (screenplay - as Geza von Cziffra)
 1955 Der falsche Adam (as Peter Trenck) / (play "Drei blaue Augen" - uncredited)
 1950 Gabriela
 1949 Gefährliche Gäste (writer)
 1949 Höllische Liebe (play "Anita und der Teufel") / (writer)
 1949 Lambert fühlt sich bedroht (writer)
 1948 Der himmlische Walzer (writer)
 1948 Königin der Landstraße (writer)
 1944 Axel an der Himmelstür (idea)
 1944 Das Hochzeitshotel (as Peter Trenck)
 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 Der grüne Kaiser (writer)
 1938 Frühlingsluft (writer)
 1936 Ember a híd alatt (as Cziffra Géza)
 1935 Ez a villa eladó (as Cziffra Géza)
 1935 Ball im Savoy (screenplay)
 1934 Helyet az öregeknek (as Cziffra Géza)
 1934 Everything for the Woman (as Cziffra Géza)
 1930 Der Greifer
 1924 Gullivers Reisen (writer)
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Personal Details

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Anden | Albert Anthony | Geza v. Cziffra | Geza Cziffra | John Ferguson | Cziffra Géza | Thomas Harrer | Karel Kubala | Horace Parker | Peter Trenck | Geza von Cziffra

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He went to Berlin in 1923, where he wrote for the Berliner Tagblatt and Welt am Abend. With his pen name Fritz Pirat he wrote about the Hungarian politic, besides he wrote film articles and pursued press works for different film companies. See more »

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