1839 - 1919
The writer and screen writer Paul Lindau went to Paris where he studied philosophy and history of literature. There he met the writers Sardou, Augier and Alexandre Dumas fils. He later translated books for these writers into German.
When he returned to Germany he managed several newspapers before he founded his own weekly paper called "Die Gegenwart" in 1871 which was published till 1881. In 1878 followed a second publications called "Nord und Süd" which was published till 1904.
But the world of the theater also fascinated Paul Lindau and in 1895
he became the director of the Hoftheater Meiningen. Eight years later he
also became the director of the Berliner Theater.
His first filmed script was "Vater und Sohn" (10), it followed the movies
"Der letzte Tag" (13) directed by Max Mack, "Die Landstrasse" (13) with
Paul Bildt and especially "Der Andere" (13) with Albert Bassermann which
went into history as the first movie with artistic demand.
Later followed other fil adaptions based on books by Paul Lindau.
Besides this activity Paul Lindau was also successful as a novelist.
Other movies from Paul Lindau (filmes