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Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947

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Personal name headingLubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947
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Associated placeHollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Birth date18920128
Death date19471130
Place of birthBerlin (Germany)
Place of deathHollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Field of activityMotion pictures Motion picture industry Motion pictures--Production and direction Acting Silent films Feature films Short films
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Warner Bros.
Deutsches Theater (Berlin, Germany)
Profession or occupationMotion picture producers and directors Actors
Found inWeinberg, H. G. The Lubitsch touch, 1968.
Ernst Lubitsch's That uncertain feeling, ©2007: opening credits (produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch)
Information from 678 field, converted 2014-04-16 (Producer dir.)
Halliwell's filmgoer's and video viewer's companion, ©1993: pages 487-488 (Ernst Lubitsch, 1892-1947; German director, once a comic actor, in a series of silent farces starring him as "Meyer"; Paramount's leading producer; the "Lubitsch touch" was a form of visual innuendo, spicy without ever being vulgar)
Katz, E. The film encyclopedia, ©2008: pages 887-888 (Ernst Lubitsch; director; born January 28, 1892, Berlin; died 1947; in 1911 joined Max Reinhardt's Deutsches Theater, where he rapidly advanced from bit parts to character leads; made his directorial debut in 1918 with Die Augen der Mummie; his success in Hollywood was astounding; while most of his silent films were made for Warner Bros., most of his early sound pictures were for Paramount; in 1935 he was appointed Paramount's production manager and subsequently produced his own films and supervised the production of films of other directors; also worked for MGM and 20th Century-Fox)
International dictionary of films and filmmakers, ©2000: volume 2, pages 623-626 (Ernst Lubitsch; nationality: German/American; born Berlin, 28 January 1892; became U.S. citizen, 1936; attended the Sophien Gymnasium; actor, writer, then director of short films, from 1913; member of Adolph Zukor's Europa╠łischen Film-Allianz (Efa), 1921; joined Warner Brothers, Hollywood, 1923; began association with Paramount, 1928; began collaboration with writer Ernest Vajda, 1930; head of production at Paramount, 1935 (relieved of post after a year); left Paramount for a three-year contract with 20th Century Fox, 1938; died Hollywood, 29 November 1947; convenient to divide Lubitch's output into three stages: his German films from 1913-1922, his Hollywood films from 1923-1934, and his Hollywood productions from 1935 until his death in 1947)
Ernst Lubitsch website, May 8, 2015: biography (born January 29, 1892, Berlin; died November 30, 1947, Hollywood)
Associated languageeng ger