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Walter Ruttmann (1887–1941)


Walter Ruttmann was born on December 28, 1887 in Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany as Friedrich Wilhelm Walter Ruttmann. He was a director and writer, known for Metropolis (1927), Mannesmann - Ein Film der Mannesmannröhren-Werke (1937) and Acciaio (1933). He was married to Christine Margarete Helene Prasch, Nina Hamson, Erna Treitel and Maria ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 53) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Metropolis Cinematographer
(1927)
Acciaio Director
(1933)

Filmography

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 1940 Aberglaube (Short)
 1940 Deutsche Panzer (Documentary short)
 1940 Deutsche Waffenschmieden (Documentary short)
 1938 Im Dienste der Menschheit (Documentary short)
 1937 Helden der Küste (Documentary short)
 1936 Düsseldorf (Documentary)
 1936 Schiff in Not (Documentary short)
 1935 Stuttgart (Documentary short)
 1935 Metall des Himmels (Documentary short)
 1933 Blut und Boden (Short)
 1933 Acciaio
 1931 In der Nacht (Short)
 1931 Feind im Blut
 1930 Weekend (Short) (uncredited)
 1929 Melody of the World (Documentary)
 1929 Die Kapelle Etté spielt den Ramona (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1927 Dort, wo der Rhein... (Short) (uncredited)
 1927 Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (Documentary) (as Walther Ruttmann)
 1926 Der Aufstieg (Short) (as Ruttmann)
 1926 Spiel der Wellen (Short) (as Ruttmann)
 1925 Das wiedergefundene Paradies (Short) (as Ruttmann)
 1925 Dream Play
 1925 Opus IV (Short) (as Ruttmann)
 1924 Opus III (Short) (as Ruttmann)
 1922 Das Wunder (Short)
 1921 Opus II (Short) (as Ruttmann)
 1921 The Victor (Short)
 1921 Lichtspiel Opus 1. (Short) (as Walther Ruttmann)
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Was a painter in his youth. Started in films as a designer and creator of special effects for Paul Wegener and Lotte Reiniger. He was most famous for his documentary feature Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927). See more »

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Capricorn

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