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Ernst Wendt

Ernst Wendt

1876 - ?

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The actor and director Ernst Wendt achieved as a stage actor round 1900 and at the beginning of the 20th century he impersonated numerous roles, among them also classical figures of history of literature.

As an established theater actor he joined the film business in 1918 where he took part in few silent movies in front of the camera like "Das Maskenfest des Lebens" (18), "Mania" (18) and "Morphium" (19).

Afterwards he shifted his activity and became a movie director. From 1919 till the middle of the 20s he realised several movies which normally were dedicated to the adventure genre.

After his direction debut with "Störtebeker" (19) he shot the movies "Der Herr der Bestien" (21), "Die Schreckensnacht in der Menagerie" (21), "Die Tigerin" (22), "Der Unheimliche" (22), "Die weisse Wüste" (22) and "Bismarck, 1. Teil" (25) in the 20s.
For some of his movies he also wrote the script.
 

Other movies from Ernst Wendt (Director):
Uriel Acosta (20) Unter Räubern und Bestien (21) Allein im Urwald/Die Rache der Afrikanerin (22) 

Writer:
Der Herr der Bestien (21) Der Unheimliche (22) Die weisse Wüste (22)


 
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