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Josef Karma


1883 - 1963

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The actor Josef Karma joined the film business in 1920 where he took part in numerous silent movies in the next years.
To these productions belong "Die Rache des Mexikaners" (20), "Der Mann an der Kette" (20), "Die Frau auf der Schildkröte" (20), "Um Liebe und Thron" (22), "Der Meisterspringer von Nürnberg" (23) and "Lützows wilde verwegene Jagd" (27).

He was able to continue his career in the sound film era of the 30s and he impersonated roles in "Die Czardasfürstin" (24), "Ein Walzer für Dich" (34), "Pole Poppenspäler" (35), "Ein Hochzeitstraum" (36), "Heimweh" (37), "Menschen, Tiere, Sensationen" (38) and "Grenzfeuer" (39).

It followed a longer interruption before he acted in front of the camera again in the 50s.
To his last cinematical works belong "Drei leere Räume" (57) and "Der Schuster von Palermo" (59).

Besides his activity as an actor he also realised the movie "Die Maske des Indianers" (21) as a director. He also wrote the screenplay for the movies. He already wrote another screenplay one year before for "Die Todesfahrt des weissen Häuptlings" (20).


Other movies with Josef Karma:
Vertauschtes Leben (20) Die Schmiede des Grauens (20) Die Maske des Indianers (21) Der rote Schatten, 5. Teil: Abenteuer Jimmy Potts (21) Die Frau aus dem Orient (23) Schneepiraten (25) Spitzen (26) Der Nächste – hopp, hopp! (32) Ein Mädel aus guter Familie (35) Savoy-Hotel 217 (36) Stradivaris Schülergeige (36) Wilddiebe (37) Die Posaune (37) Starke Herzen (37) Verklungene Melodie (38) Musketier Meier III (38)

 
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