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Siegfried Philippi


1871 - ?

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The director and writer Siegfried Philippi began his career at the theater where he gained a foothold after his acting education.
In the first years he appeared on different smaller German stages, finally he also head a guest performance in London. In later years he also directed numerous plays at the theater.

Siegfried Philippi joined the film business in 1915 where he made his debut as a director and writer with the movie "Thora West" (15).
In the next years he directed other silent movies like "Der Schmuck der Herzogin" (16), "Die Botschaft des Jean Battista" (17), "Der Weiberfresser" (18) and "Das Adoptivkind" (18).

He continued his career as a movie director in the 20s and he shot the productions "Zwischen Nacht und Morgen" (20), "Die Frau in den Wolken" (20), "Die schwarze Spinne" (21), "Madeleine" (21), "Versunkene Welten" (22), "Das Geschöpf" (24), "Die Mühle von Sanssouci" (26), "An der Weser" (27) and "Der Herr vom Finanzamt" (29).

His film career came to an end with the rise of the sound film. He only directed the movie "Wenn Du noch eine Heimat hast" (30) a last time.

He also wrote the screenplays to many of his own movies.

Siegfried Philippi was married with the actress Lissy Lind.
 

Other movies from Siegfried Philippi (Director):
Die oder Die? (16) Das Abenteuer einer Sängerin (17) Amandus Brautfahrt (17) Das Fragezeichen (17) Die Harvard-Prämie (17) Tänzerin Tod (20) Sinnesrausch (20) Mord...die Tragödie des Hauses Garrick (20) Im Banne der Suggestion (20) Das schleichende Gift (20) Der Herr aus dem Zuchthaus (22) Das Spiel mit dem Schicksal (24) Die Tochter des Kunstreiters (27) Das Fräulein aus Argentinien (28) Herbstzeit am Rhein (28) Heut' war ich bei der Frieda (28) Hütet euch vor leichten Frauen (29)

Writer:
Der Schmuck der Herzogin (16) Höhenluft (17) Das Abenteuer einer Sängerin (17) Amandus Brautfahrt (17) Das Fragezeichen (17) Der Weiberfresser (18) Das Adoptivkind (18) Der Dornenweg (18) Der Goldfasan (19) Zwischen Nacht und Morgen (20) Sinnesrausch (20) Mord...die Tragödie des Hauses Garrick (20) Im Banne der Suggestion (20) Die Frau in den Wolken (20) Die andere Welt (20) Die schwarze Spinne (21) Madeleine (21) Der Herr aus dem Zuchthaus (22) Briefe, die ihn nicht erreichten (25) Die Mühle von Sanssouci (26) Der Meineidbauer (26) Das war in Heidelberg in blauer Sommernacht (27) An der Weser (27) Liebesreigen (27) Das Fräulein aus Argentinien (28) Heut' war ich bei der Frieda (28) Die Lindenwirtin (30) Husarenliebe (32)

Cinematographer:
Der Meineidbauer (26)


 
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