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Henry Blanke (1901–1981)

German-American producer, the son of a painter, Wilhelm Blanke. Henry began in films in 1920 as personal assistant to the renowned director Ernst Lubitsch whom he accompanied to Hollywood in 1922. However, while the autocratic Lubitsch soon departed following artistic differences with the equally headstrong studio boss Jack L. Warner, Blanke ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Nun's Story Producer
Le bluffeur Producer


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 1962 Hell Is for Heroes (producer)
 1961 The Sins of Rachel Cade (producer)
 1960 Cash McCall (producer)
 1960 Ice Palace (producer)
 1959 The Miracle (producer)
 1959 The Nun's Story (producer)
 1958 Westbound (producer)
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon (producer)
 1956 Serenade (producer)
 1955 Sincerely Yours (producer)
 1955 The McConnell Story (producer)
 1954 Young at Heart (producer)
 1954 King Richard and the Crusaders (producer)
 1954 Lucky Me (producer)
 1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue (producer)
 1953 So Big (producer)
 1953 So This Is Love (producer)
 1953 She's Back on Broadway (producer)
 1952 The Iron Mistress (producer)
 1952 Operation Secret (producer)
 1952 Room for One More (producer)
 1951 Come Fill the Cup (producer)
 1951 Tomorrow Is Another Day (producer)
 1951 Goodbye, My Fancy (producer)
 1951 Lightning Strikes Twice (producer)
 1950 Bright Leaf (producer)
 1949 Beyond the Forest (producer)
 1949 The Fountainhead (producer)
 1948 June Bride (producer)
 1948 The Woman in White (producer)
 1948 Winter Meeting (producer)
 1947 Escape Me Never (producer)
 1947 Deep Valley (producer)
 1947 Cry Wolf (producer)
 1946 Deception (producer)
 1946 Of Human Bondage (producer)
 1946 My Reputation (producer)
 1945 Roughly Speaking (producer)
 1944 The Mask of Dimitrios (producer)
 1943 Old Acquaintance (producer)
 1943 The Constant Nymph (producer - produced by)
 1943 Edge of Darkness (producer)
 1942 The Gay Sisters (producer)
 1941 Blues in the Night (associate producer)
 1941 The Maltese Falcon (associate producer)
 1941 Out of the Fog (associate producer)
 1941 The Great Lie (associate producer)
 1941 The Sea Wolf (associate producer)
 1941 Honeymoon for Three (associate producer)
 1941 Four Mothers (associate producer)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters (associate producer)
 1940 The Sea Hawk (associate producer)
 1940 Saturday's Children (associate producer)
 1939 Four Wives (associate producer)
 1939 We Are Not Alone (associate producer)
 1939 The Old Maid (associate producer)
 1939 Daughters Courageous (associate producer)
 1939 Juarez (associate producer)
 1938 Four Daughters (associate producer - uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood (associate producer - uncredited)
 1938 Jezebel (associate producer - uncredited)
 1938 White Banners (associate producer - uncredited)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola (associate producer - uncredited)
 1937 Mountain Justice (associate producer - uncredited)
 1937 Call It a Day (associate producer - uncredited)
 1937 Green Light (producer - uncredited)
 1936 The Case of the Velvet Claws (producer - uncredited)
 1936 Anthony Adverse (supervising producer - uncredited)
 1936 The Green Pastures (supervising producer)
 1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream (producer - uncredited)
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs (producer - uncredited)
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue (producer - uncredited)
 1935 The White Cockatoo (producer)
 1934 The Secret Bride (associate producer - uncredited)
 1934 I Am a Thief (producer - uncredited)
 1934 Dr. Monica (producer - uncredited)
 1934 Fog Over Frisco (supervising producer - uncredited)
 1934 Fashions of 1934 (producer - uncredited)
 1934 Easy to Love (producer - uncredited)
 1933 Convention City (producer)
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons (supervising producer - uncredited)
 1933 Goodbye Again (producer - uncredited)
 1933 The Silk Express (producer - uncredited)
 1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum (producer - uncredited)
 1932 Le bluffeur (producer)
 1931 Die heilige Flamme (producer)
 1931 La dama atrevida (producer)
 1931 Dämon des Meeres (producer)
 1931 La llama sagrada (producer)
 1930 Los que danzan (producer)
 1930 Der Tanz geht weiter (producer)
 1930 El hombre malo (producer)
 1930 Mein Herz gehört Dir... (producer - as Heinz Blanke)
 1929 Meine Schwester und ich (producer - as Heinz Blanke)
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Alternate Names:

Heinz Blanke

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You should think of each shot as you make it as the most important one in the film.


Began as a film cutter in 1920.

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