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Carl Jöken


1893 - 1972

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The singer and actor Carl Jöken was popular during the 20s and 30s with his singing performances. 

Thank to his popularity he was engaged for movies from the 30s for musical characterised movies.
He made his debut with "Das Kabinett des Dr. Larifari" (30) in which he impersonated himself and together with Paul Morgan and Max Hansen he played the leading role.

In his next movie "Leier und Schwert" (30) he impersonated the writer Theodor Körner.

In the following years came few more movies into being, among them "Schuberts Frühlingstraum" (31) ass Franz Schubert, "Viktoria und ihr Husar" (31) with Michael Bohnen and Friedel Schuster and "Liebe auf den ersten Ton" (32) with Lee Parry, Lizzi Waldmüller and Adele Sandrock.

After a longer interruption he acted in front of the camera a last time in 1940 for the production "Herz - modern möbliert" (40) directed by Theo Lingen.


 
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