1871 - 1943
Hanns Heinz Ewers was an early advocate for the artistical acknowledgement of the film business, which scraped a bare wallflower living at the beginning of its origin.
He went to the German Bioscop in 1913 which produced particular movies.
Ewers book "Alraune“ got him fame and the nickname "the new Edgar Allen
Poe". He speciazlised in fantastic and creepy stories. Alraune was filmed
for the first time in 1919. A commentary of that time read as followed:
The book "Alraune" was filmed again in 1927, 1930 and 1952.
In the 30s Ewers sympathized with the Nazis by writing the books "Reiter
in deutscher Nacht" and "Horst Wessel". But he couldn't avoid yet that
his books became forbidden in 1934.
Weitere Filme von Hanns Heinz Ewers: