No photo available. Represent Siegfried Kracauer? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 1,027,123 this week

Siegfried Kracauer (1889–1966)

Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966) was a German sociologist, historian, philosopher, cultural critic, film theorist, architect, novelist and journalist. He wrote the first empirical study in German sociology and is known as the founding father of the sociology of film. Born in 1889 in Frankfurt am Main, Kracauer first studied architecture from 1907 to ... See full bio »


(age 77) in New York, USA

7 TIFF Films That Could Be Oscar Contenders

We gaze into our crystal ball to look at seven Toronto International Film Festival titles to watch for come awards season.

Watch the video

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 115 people
created 11 months ago
list image
a list of 604 people
created 2 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Siegfried Kracauer's work have you seen?

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 1996 Fenster zum Hof (Documentary short) (dedicatee)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
 1992 Die UFA (Documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "From Caligari to Hitler". NOTE: Filmed as From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses (2014). See more »

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed