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Veit Harlan (1899–1964)

Veit Harlan was born on September 22, 1899 in Berlin, Germany. He was a director and actor, known for The Golden City (1942), Der große König (1942) and Jud Süß (1940). He was previously married to Kristina Söderbaum, Hilde Körber and Dora Gerson. He died on April 13, 1964 in Capri, Italy. See full bio »


(age 64) in Capri, Italy

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The Golden City Director
Jud Süß Director
Covered Tracks Director


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The documentary Harlan: In the Shadow of Jew Suess (2008) by Felix Moeller explores Veit Harlan's motivations and the post-war reaction of his children and grandchildren to his notoriety. He claimed the Nazis forced him to shoot propaganda movies, such as Jud Süß (1940), although many former crew members and colleagues contradicted him. See more »

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