Eugen Burg

Eugen Burg ( 6 as January as 1871 – 17 as April as 1944 1 ) was a German actor and film director.

Biography

His real name was Eugen Hirschburg, born in Berlin , Germany , in a family of Jewish origin, although he later converted to Protestantism . 2 Eugen Burg was already 43 years old and was a renowned stage actor when he debuted in 1914 before the cameras, acting for the Berlin company Projektions-AG Union. He worked in more than eighty movies, most of them silent , also dealing with management duties from 1916 to 1920. His first sound film was Der Greifer (1930), where he worked his student and good friend Hans Albers .

With the coming to power of the Nazis in 1933 because of his Jewishness, Burg lost his collaboration with Universum Film AG , being excluded from the industry for the Reichsfachschaft Film, ending on suddenly his film career. Burg was deported on January 28, 1943 to the Theresienstadt concentration camp , where he died at 73 years old in unexplained circumstances.

Eugen Burg was the father of actress Hansi Burg . 3

Filmography

as an actor, unless otherwise specified

  • 1914: Marketenderin
  • 1915: Robert and Bertram. The funny vagabond
  • 1915: Only a lie. Colombine
  • 1915 Nahira. The hand on the curtain
  • 1915: The Black Moritz – guionista
  • 1915: The furnished Mr.
  • 1915 Dark Castle
  • 1916 Countess Lukani / Gaugräfin Fifi – director
  • 1916: Gaugräfin Fifi – director
  • 1916 All complacency – director, actor, guionista
  • 1917: The checkered raincoat
  • 1917: The case brain
  • 1917/1918: genius and love
  • 1918: Im Schloß am See – director, actor
  • 1918 Elly and Nelly – director
  • 1918: Thou shalt not kill – director
  • 1918: The Princess of Montecuculi
  • 1918: The legacy of Skialdingsholm – director, actor
  • 1918/1919: love that gives itself freely – director
  • 1919/1920: Salome – director
  • 1919: Mother Earth – director, actor
  • 1919: Drawn Girl – Director
  • 1919: A night lived in Paradise – Director
  • 1919: The da die when they love – director
  • 1919: The Violet Death – Director
  • 1919/1920: The Promised Land – director, actor
  • 1919: The Hexenlied – director
  • 1919: The Mystery of the scaffold – director, actor
  • 1919: The Mystery of Wera Baranska – director
  • 1919: The Adventures of Bianetta – director
  • 1920 souls in the swamp – director
  • 1920: Oberst Chabert – director, actor
  • 1920 Ninon de l’Enclos – director
  • 1921: James King
  • 1920/1921: The big and the small world
  • 1920: The smuggler – director, actor
  • 1920: The divorce marriage – director
  • 1920/1921: The dictatorship of love. 2. The world without love
  • 1920: The is married – Director, guionista
  • 1920: The cup of chastity – director
  • 1921: Violet
  • 1921: The black panther
  • 1922: When the mask falls
  • 1922: Mignon
  • 1922: Marie Antoinette, the life of a queen
  • 1922/1923: A child – a dog
  • 1922: The the circus. The Circus Diva
  • 1922: The lie of a summer
  • 1922: The known unknowns
  • 1922/1923: Alt-Heidelberg
  • 1923: SOS The Island of Tears
  • 1923: Gobseck
  • 1924: Hotel Potemkin
  • 1924: Max, the circus king
  • 1924: The beautiful adventure
  • 1926: What’s going on in the circus Beely?
  • 1926/1927: Rinaldo Rinaldini. Adventure of repatriates
  • 1926: A Dubarry today
  • 1926: The Sunken Fleet
  • 1926: Die laughing Grille
  • 1926: The third squadron
  • 1926/1927: The Hunt for the bride
  • 1926: The flight to the circus
  • 1926/1927: The Gypsy Baron
  • 1926: the sweet girl
  • 1926/1927: The noble blood
  • 1926 Attention Harry! Open eyes!
  • 1927/1928: Who invented the sheaths
  • 1927: The Million Pound Note
  • 1927: Heavy boys – little girl
  • 1927/1928: Panic
  • 1927/1928: girls, beware!
  • 1927: Herkules Maier
  • 1927 splendor and misery of the courtesans
  • 1927. It attracted three boys / three souls and one thought
  • 1927: The Lovers
  • 1927: The Man Without a Head
  • 1927: The dancing Vienna. The Blue Danube , 2ª parte
  • 1928: Girl fates
  • 1928: Man to man
  • 1928: Rogue Liebchen
  • 1928: The first kiss
  • 1928: The adjutant of Czar
  • 1929: shenanigans of an Empress
  • 1929: Game about the man
  • 1929: Without money through the world
  • 1929: Dawn
  • 1929: Ludwig the Second, King of Bavaria
  • 1929: Jennys stroll through the men
  • 1929: Yes, yes, the Frau’n are my weak
  • 1929: Escape to the Legion
  • 1930: The gripper
  • 1930: 1914, the last days before the conflagration
  • 1931: Mary
  • 1931/1932: Holzapfel knows everything
  • 1931 Elisabeth of Austria
  • 1931/1932: The winner
  • 1931: The Daredevil
  • 1932: The pride of the 3rd Company
  • 1932: Impossible Love
  • 1932: There is No Answer
  • 1932: String Quartet
  • 1932: The white demon

References

  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer’s Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kosta, Barbara. Willing Seduction: The Blue Angel, Marlene Dietrich, and Mass Culture. Berghahn Books, 2009
  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2007.
  • Kay Less : The big Personenlexikon the film , Vol 1, p 606, Berlín 2001
  • Kay Less: intermediate stage and barracks ., P.74 f Berlín 2008 ISBN 978-3-938690-10-9