1897 - 1926
The dancer and actress Lucy Kieselhausen was a student of Grete Wiesenthal and was celebrated as a successful dancer at the beginning of the 20th century who had great successes on German stages.
She appeared in front of the camera for the first time as a
mannequin in the documentary movie "Deutsche Modenschau auf der
Werkbundausstellung zu Bern" (17) before she acted in the silent movie
era as an actress too.
It followed Willy Grunwald's "Die siebente Grossmacht" (19) with Loo Holl, Bruno Decarli, Willy Kaiser-Heyl, Ida Perry, Heinz Salfner and Hermann Picha.
In her last movie "Erdgeist" (23) directed by Leopold Jesserer she appeared with Asta Nielsen, Albert Bassermann, Carl Ebert, Heinrich George, Gustav Rickelt, Rudolf Forster, Alexander Granach, Julius Falkenstein and Anton Pointner.
Besides her dancing activity she also wrote the dance drama "Salambo", which was set to music by Heinz Tiessen.
Lucy Kieselhausen was killed by a tragic accident as a result of a petrol
explosion with burning jet of flame in her bathroom.