1863 - 1945
The cinematographer Georg Furkel finished an education as photographer. He was able to gain valuable experiences in this profession which predestined him go gain a foothold as a cinematographer in the film business at the end of the 19th century.
In a time when there did not exist feature movies but documentaries he shot short productions like "Spass in der Kaserne" (1897), "Badende Afrikaner" (1897), "Die Kaiser-Flottenparade vor Helgoland" (04), "Zeppelin 3 in Berlin am 29.08.1909 (09) and "Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen" (12).
Afterwards he realised his first feature movies, among them "Hexenzauber" (13), "Lincoln als Deckenläufer" (13), "Das Märchen vom Glück" (13) and "Verfehlte Jugend" (13).
His last cinematical works came at the beginning of the 20s into being with "Das Blut der Schwester" (22) and "Die Talfahrt des Severin Hoyey" (22).
Afterwards he retired from the film business und he run his own cinema. Small appearances in front of the camera followed sporadically like for "So endete eine Liebe" (34).
Other movies from Georg Furkel: