Arthur Wellin

Arthur Wellin ( 31 as October as 1880 – maybe 1941 ) was a German film director and actor, active in the era of silent film .

Biography

His real name was Arthur Lewin, who changed at an early age to hide his Jewish roots, and was born in Berlin , Germany . Before World War I he acted in different theaters, like the Berliner Theater, the Theater Schiller and the Neues Schauspielhaus. In addition to performing in Berín, Wellin also worked in the provinces, being a singer in Trier .

From 1913 he also worked in the cinema, as a director and as a singer, intensifying his activity in the years of the First World War. Wellin directed almost 20 silent productions until the year 1927, besides acting in a fortnight. As a director he was mostly known for both parts of Lederstrumpf . Also attracting attention was a series of five films directed by him between 1918 and 1920 in which acted Alexander Moissi . 1 2 Another filmmaker with whom Wellin collaborated was producer Rudolf Dworsky, co-owner of Amboß-Film.

As a stage actor, among other places, in the 1925/26 season he worked at the Volksbühne in Berlin. 3 Shortly before Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, he made his only sound film role in the film Ganovenehre . As a Jew, he was excluded from his artistic work from 1933, forming part of the Jüdischer Kulturbund .

Wellin’s last acquaintance corresponds to the year 1941. He was transported to the Ghetto of źódź on October 31, 1941, not knowing when and how he died.

Selection of his filmography

Director

  • 1913: Seine Karriere
  • 1916: Verbrannte Flügel
  • 1918: Der Ring der drei Wünsche
  • 1918: Pique Dame
  • 1919: Stiefkinder des Glücks
  • 1919: Zwischen Tod und Leben
  • 1919: Der junge Goethe
  • 1919: Erborgtes Glück
  • 1919: Der Saal der sieben Sünden
  • 1919: Narrentanz der Liebe
  • 1919: Treu der Jugend
  • 1920: Lederstrumpf , 1st part: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook ; Second part: Der letzte Mohikaner
  • 1920: Schwarzwaldmädel
  • 1920: Die Glücksfalle
  • 1921: Das Attentat
  • 1921: Das Verbrechen von Houndsditch
  • 1927: Die leichte Isabell

Actor

  • 1913: Die Fächermalerin
  • 1917: Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray
  • 1929: Der Sträfling aus Stambul
  • 1932: Ganovenehre. Ein Film aus der Berliner Unterwelt

References

  • This work contains a translation of Arthur Wellin from the German Wikipedia, published by its editors under the GNU Free Documentation License and the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license .
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  1. Back to top↑ Arthur Wellin bei steffi-line.de
  2. Back to top↑ Jerzy Toeplitz : Geschichte des Films. 1928-1933. 2., durchgesehene Auflage. Rogner & Bernhard, Munich 1979, ISBN 3-8077-0067-6 , S. 13.
  3. Back to top↑ Arthur Wellin auf den Seiten der Volksbühne Berlin