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Arnold Fanck (1889–1974)


Arnold Fanck was born March 6, 1889, in Frankenthal, Germany. A trained geologist, he began making documentary and action films after the end of World War I, and his love of geology inspired him to shoot his films in remote mountain locations. These pictures became immensely popular with the German audiences and led to what is known as the "... See full bio »

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(1929)
(1937)
The Mountaineers Director
(1924)

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 1944 Arno Breker (Documentary short)
 1944 Atlantik-Wall (Documentary short)
 1943 Josef Thorak, Werkstatt und Werk (Documentary short)
 1941 Frühling in Japan (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1941 Japans heiliger Vulkan (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1940 Ein Robinson
 1938 Hänschen Klein (Short)
 1938 Kaiserbauten in Fernost (Short)
 1938 Winterreise durch Südmandschurien (Documentary short)
 1936 Die Wildnis stirbt! (Documentary)
 1934 Der Walfisch II. Verarbeitung (Documentary short) (unconfirmed)
 1934 Der ewige Traum (as Dr. Arnold Fanck)
 1934 Die Seehunde (Short)
 1931 White Ecstasy (as Dr. Arnold Fanck)
 1929 White Hell of Pitz Palu (as Dr. Arnold Fanck)
 1928 Where Kisses Come High (Documentary short)
 1928 The White Stadium (Documentary)
 1924 Das Wolkenphänomen von Maloja (Documentary short)
 1924 Die weiße Kunst (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1920 Das Wunder des Schneeschuhs (Documentary)
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Author: g Schneider, Hannes and Fanck, Arnold, 1889-1974. Title: Das Bilderbuch des Skilaufers, 284 kinematografische Bilder Skilauf mit Erlauterungen und einer Einfuhrung in eine neue Bewegungs-fotografie, von Arnold Franck. Collation: 1 p. l., v-xv p. 128 pl. on 64 l. 27 cm. Imprint: Hamburg, Gebruder Enoch [c1932] Type: Book ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Dr. Arnold Fanck
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Although Arnold Fanck refused to become a member of the NSDAP 1933 he was able to continue his work in Germany. Only in 1940 he had to give to the pressure and became a member. See more »

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