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Max Heilbronner


1902 - 1964

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The production designer Max Heilbronner first learnt the profession of a goldsmith, later he widened his knowledge in the fields architecture and design at the school of arts.

He already joined the film business at the beginning of the 20s when he came to the film production Emelka. There he made first experiences as a production designer assistant before he became responsible himself as a production designer from 1923.

After his first movies "Das rollende Schicksal" (23) and "Das Abenteuer von Sagossa" (23) followed numerous other movies during the 20s for which he was engaged as a production designer.
To his well-known works of those years belong "Der Schrecken des Meeres" (24), "Der siebente Junge" (26), "Jagd auf Menschen" (26), "Klettermaxe" (27), "Einer gegen alle" (27), "Der Mann ohne Kopf" (27), "Alraune" (28), "Wolga Wolga" (28), "Indizienbeweis" (29), "Tagebuch einer Kokotte" (29) and "Jugendtragödie" (29).

At the beginning of the 30s came his last movies into being with "Stud. Chem. Helene Willfüer" (30), "Der Walzerkönig" (30), "Pension Schöller" (30), "Der keusche Joseph" (30), "Der Tanzhusar" (31), "Das Testament des Cornelius Gulden" (32) and "Gruss und Kuss - Veronika" (33).

As a Jew he left Germany already in 1933 and he was able to work for few more movies in France like "Une nuit de noces" (34) and "Csardas" (35).

After World War II he went to the USA where he called himself Max Bronell. But he was not able to continue his career in the film business.


Other movies from Max Heilbronner:
Der Weg zu Gott (24) Die Perlen des Dr. Talmadge (24) Die malayische Dschonke (24) Der Fluch der bösen Tat (25) Die Frauen zweier Junggesellen (25) In den Sternen steht es geschrieben (25) Mädchenhandel (27) Die Villa im Tiergarten (27) Einbruch (27) Wie heirate ich meinen Chef? (27) Die raffinierteste Frau Berlins (27) Arme kleine Colombine (27) Die Pflicht zu schweige (28) Frauenarzt Dr. Schäfer (28) Die tolle Komtess (28) Möblierte Zimmer (29) Aufruhr im Junggesellenheim (29) Drei machen ihr Glück (29) Wir halten fest und treu zusammen (29) Zwischen vierzehn und siebzehn (29) § 173 St.G.B. Blutschande (29) Frauen am Abgrund (29) Ruhiges Heim mit Küchenbenutzung (30) Gefahren der Brautzeit (30) Karriere (30) Sei gegrüsst, Du mein schönes Sorrent (30) Im Kampf mit der Unterwelt (30) Die Lindenwirtin (30) Bockbiergast (30) Wenn die Soldaten... (31) Kaiserliebchen (31) Kadetten (31) Melodie der Liebe (32) Drei von der Kavallerie (32) Ein Auto und kein Geld (32) Glück über Nacht (32) Und wer küsst mich? (33) Die Privatsekretärin heiratet (34) Ihre tollste Nacht (34) Schlafwagen Paris-Toulon (35)

 
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