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Lajos Zilahy (1891–1974)

Author, director. He was the popular, fashionable and celebrated author of the period between two world wars. In 1934-36 he was the editor of Magyarország (Hungary), in 1940-44 The Bridge, an art periodical. In 1939 he established a film studio named Pegazus, which operated until the end of 1943. He also tried to direct. After the war he was the ... See full bio »


(age 83) in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia

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 1986 Házasságszédelgö (TV Movie)
 1985 I due prigionieri (TV Movie)
 1976 Házasságszédelgö (TV Movie)
 1971 Adrift (novel "Valamit visz a víz")
 1957 La puerta abierta (play "Tuznadaar")
 1956 The Golden Bridge (novel)
 1946 Her Last Part (play)
 1940 Hazajáró lélek (play)
 1939 Halálos tavasz (writer)
 1939 Süt a nap (play) / (screenplay)
 1938 Heart for Heart (original screenplay)
 1938 Két fogoly (story and screenplay)
 1937 Girl's Start
 1934 The Firebird (play "Muvesz Szinhaz")
 1933 That Night (play "L'Oiseau de feu")
 1931 Die Nacht der Entscheidung (play "Der General")
 1931 The Rebel (play)
 1931 Generalen (play "The General")
 1930 The Virtuous Sin (play "The General")
 1926 Rongyosok (novel)
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Playwright: "The General" (filmed as The Virtuous Sin (1930)), See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Dated Gizi Bajor (1925-1928)

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