Kurt Gerron (1897–1944)

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Gerron fled to France (because he was Jewish), then settled in Amsterdam in 1933. He was arrested by the SS in 1943 and was sent to Theresienstadt in 1944 to direct a staged documentary intended to persuade world public opinion that Jews were well treated in concentration camps. He made a film called "The Fuhrer Donates a City to the Jews" or in ... See full bio »

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The Blue Angel Kiepert, Zauberkünstler
Dope Director


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 1944 Theresienstadt (Short)
Regisseur - Schauspieler
 1937 The Three Wishes
Il coreografo
 1932 Vater geht auf Reisen
 1932 Two in a Car
Agent Niedlich
 1931 Man braucht kein Geld
Bank President Binder
 1931 Bombs Over Monte Carlo
Kasinodirektor / Casino Manager
 1931/I Trapeze
 1931 Road to Rio
Director for Casino
 1931 Her Majesty Love
 1931 Die Marquise von Pompadour
Ludwig XV., König von Frankreich
 1930 Murder for Sale
1. Polizeikommisar
 1930 Dolly macht Karriere
 1930 Three from the Filling Station
Rechtsanwalt Dr. Kalmus
 1930 Fair People
 1930 The Blue Angel
Kiepert, Zauberkünstler
 1930 The Comeback
Maxs Box-Manager
 1929 White Hell of Pitz Palu
Mann im Salon (guest at night club)
 1929 Diary of a Lost Girl
Dr. Vitalis
 1929 Die Flucht vor der Liebe
Max Ruppke
 1929 Daughter of the Regiment
Quippo - Guard
 1929 The Alley Cat
 1928 Überfall (Short) (uncredited)
 1928 Unmoral
 1928 Berlin After Dark
 1928 The Yacht of the Seven Sins
Der Mann mit der Narbe
 1928 Manege
Bela Garay
 1928 Heut tanzt Mariett
Der Besitzer der Bar, Brigon
 1928 Liebe und Diebe
Hüsgens, Fabrikant
 1928 Die Pflicht zu schweigen
Iwan Daniloff
 1927 Dr. Bessels Verwandlung
der Grieche Georgakopoulos
 1927 Der große Unbekannte
Bankier Tupperwill
 1927 Dancing Vienna
Ein Feuerwehrmann
 1927 Girls for Sale!
 1927 Üb' immer Treu' und Redlichkeit
Yvettes Mann
 1927 Feme
 1927 Gehetzte Frauen
Wladimir, Besitzer des 'Maison Mouche'
 1927 Ein schwerer Fall
Schwerer Junge
 1927 Survival
 1927 The Big Bluff
 1927 Einbruch
Willi, ein noch schwererer Junge
 1927 Marie's Soldier
Wachmeister Knöppke
 1927 A Crazy Night
Wachtmeister Lehmkuhl
 1927 Mädchenhandel - Eine internationale Gefahr
Direktor des Purpur-Paradieses
 1926 Die Kleine und ihr Kavalier
 1926 Vienna - Berlin
Ein Amerikaner
 1926 Annemarie und ihr Ulan
 1926 The Golden Butterfly
Ein Stammgast
 1925 Halbseide
Willi Krach, ein Ringer
 1925 Variety
 1924 Die Schmiede
 1922 Frau Sünde
 1921 Die Apotheke des Teufels
 1920 Spuk auf Schloß Kitay
Diener Flipp
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In 1944, Gerron was coerced into directing a Nazi propaganda film intended to be viewed in "neutral" nations (in Switzerland, Sweden, and Ireland, for example) showing how "humane" conditions were at Theresienstadt. Once filming was finished, Gerron and members of the Jazz pianist Martin Roman's Ghetto Swingers were deported on the camp's final train transport to Auschwitz. Gerron and his wife ... See more »



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