Paul Czinner

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Birthday: May 30, 1890
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A playwright and theatrical producer in Austria, Czinner directed his first film in Vienna in 1919. He scored a success in the German film industry with his 1924 drama Nju (aka Husbands or Lovers), starring Elisabeth Bergner. She went on to act in most of Czinner's films, and the two married in 1933. That same year they fled the Nazis and moved to England, where their films included Catherine the Great and As You Like It. In the '40s they lived in America, working on the Broadway stage. Returning to England in the '50s, Czinner filmed dance (The Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet) and opera (Don Giovanni, Der Rosenkavalier) using his own innovative multi-camera methods.

Filmography

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CREDIT
No Score Yet Romeo and Juliet Director 1965
No Score Yet Der Rosenkavalier Producer Director 1962
No Score Yet Bolshoi Ballet Director 1956
No Score Yet Don Giovanni Director 1954
No Score Yet As You Like It Producer Director 1936
No Score Yet Escape Me Never Director 1935
No Score Yet Catherine the Great Director 1934
No Score Yet Dreaming Lips Director 1932
No Score Yet Fräulein Else (Miss Else) Director 1929
No Score Yet The Way Of Lost Souls Director 1929
No Score Yet Love (Liebe) Director Screenwriter 1927

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