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Douglas Sirk (1897–1987)


Film director Douglas Sirk, whose reputation blossomed in the generation after his 1959 retirement from Hollywood filmmaking, was born Hans Detlef Sierck on April 26, 1897, in Hamburg, Germany, to a journalist. Both of his parents were Danish, and the future director would make movies in German, Danish and English. His reputation, which was ... See full bio »

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Final Accord Director
(1936)
To New Shores Director
(1937)
(1959)

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 1979 Bourbon Street Blues (Short) (supervising director)
 1978 Silvesternacht - Ein Dialog (Short) (supervising director)
 1976 Sprich zu mir wie der Regen (Short) (supervising director)
 1957 Interlude
 1957 Battle Hymn
 1956 Never Say Goodbye (uncredited)
 1953 All I Desire
 1949 Shockproof
 1947 Lured
 1946 The Strange Woman (uncredited)
 1944 Summer Storm
 1939 Wilton's Zoo (as Detlef Sierck)
 1938 Accord final (uncredited)
 1937 La Habanera (as Detlef Sierck)
 1937 To New Shores (as Detlef Sierck)
 1937 La chanson du souvenir (as Detlef Sierck)
 1936 Das Hofkonzert (as Detlef Sierck)
 1936 Final Accord (as Detlef Sierck)
 1936 't was een april (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 Der eingebildete Kranke (Short) (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 Dreimal Ehe (Short) (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 Stützen der Gesellschaft (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 The Girl from the Marsh Croft (as Detlef Sierck)
 1935 April, April! (as Detlef Sierck)
 1934 Zwei Genies (Short) (as Detlef Sierck)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

14 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael O'Hara | Detlef Sierck | Detlev Sierck

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[interview in 1978]: By temperament, I'm a pessimist. See more »

Trivia:

Detlef Sierck retired from the film business because of health problems and he moved to Switzerland. It followed single directions for plays at the theater in Germany. At the end of the 70s he worked as a director again for three short films. See more »

Trademark:

Christmas is a recurring theme in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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