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Thea von Harbou (1888–1954)


Thea von Harbou was born on December 27, 1888 in Tauperlitz, Döhlau, Bavaria, Germany as Thea Gabriele von Harbou. She was a writer and director, known for Metropolis (1927), M (1931) and Woman in the Moon (1929). She was married to Fritz Lang and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. She died on July 1, 1954 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

Metropolis
Metropolis Writer
(1927)
M
M Writer
(1931)
Woman in the Moon
(1929)

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 2001 Metropolis (novel "Metropolis" and 1927 screenplay - uncredited)
 1982 M. le maudit (TV Short) (original screenplay - uncredited)
 1960 Journey to the Lost City (novel) / (screenplay)
 1959 The Indian Tomb (novel)
 1959 Der Tiger von Eschnapur (novel "Das Indische Grabmal")
 1951 M (original screenplay - uncredited)
 1948 Fahrt ins Glück (writer)
 1948 Via Mala (writer)
 1945 Life Goes On (novel)
 1945 Kolberg (rumored - rumored)
 1943 Die Gattin
 1943 The Genius and the Nightingale (screenplay) / (story)
 1941 Annelie (screenplay)
 1941 Clarissa (uncredited)
 1940 Lauter Liebe
 1939 Hurrah! I'm a Papa (writer)
 1939 Menschen vom Varieté (writer)
 1939 A varieté csillagai (writer)
 1938 Covered Tracks (writer)
 1938 Die Frau am Scheidewege (screenplay)
 1938 Jugend (writer)
 1938 Le tombeau hindou (novel "Das indische Grabmal")
 1938 Le tigre du Bengale (novel)
 1938 Das indische Grabmal (novel)
 1938 The Tiger of Eschnapur (novel "Das Indische Grabmal")
 1937 Mother Song (screenplay) / (story)
 1937 The Broken Jug (screenplay)
 1937 Der Herrscher (screenplay)
 1936 Eskapade (adaptation)
 1933 The Last Will of Dr. Mabuse (scenario)
 1931 M (script)
 1929 Woman in the Moon (manuscript - as Thea v. Harbou) / (novel "Frau im Mond")
 1928 Spies (novel 'Spione') / (screenplay)
 1927 Metropolis (novel) / (screenplay)
 1924 Michael (adaptation and screenplay)
 1923 Die Austreibung (Short)
 1923 Der steinerne Reiter (idea)
 1922 Phantom (adapted for the screen by)
 1921 Mysteries of India, Part II: Above All Law (novel) / (scenario)
 1921 Mysteries of India, Part I: Truth (novel) / (scenario)
 1921 Der müde Tod
 1921 Das Haus des Dr. Gaudeamus (novel "Haus ohne Tür und Fenster")
 1921 Vier um die Frau (written by)
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Novel: "Das Indische Grabmal" (filmed as The Indian Tomb (1959)) See more »

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Although her marriage with Fritz Lang came apart some years earlier because of Lang's liaison with the actress Gerda Maurus they only got a divorce in 1933 before Fritz Lang emigrated abroad when the National Socialists came into power. See more »

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Capricorn

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