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Veit Harlan (September 22, 1899, Berlin - April 13, 1964, Capri, Italy) was a German film director and actor. is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Capri (Italian pronunciation Cápri, usual English pronunciation Caprí) is an Italian island off the Sorrentine Peninsula. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...


After studying under Max Reinhardt, he first appeared on the theatre stage in 1915. After World War I, he appeared on the Berlin stage. In 1922 he married the ill-fated Jewish actress and cabaret singer Dora Gerson and the couple divorced in 1924. Gerson would later be murdered at Auschwitz with her family. In 1929, he married Hilde Koerber, having three children with her before divorcing her for political reasons related to the influence of National Socalism. Afterwards, he married the actress Kristina Soederbaum, for whom he wrote several tragic roles, further increasing her popularity. There are two Max Reinhardts: Max Reinhardt (theatre director) Max Reinhardt (publisher) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Dora Gerson Dora Gerson (March 23, 1899 - February 14, 1943) was a Jewish German cabaret singer and motion picture actress of the silent film era who was notoriously murdered with her family at Auschwitz. ... Auschwitz, in English, commonly refers to the Auschwitz concentration camp complex built near the town of Oświęcim, by Nazi Germany during World War II. Rarely, it may refer to the Polish town of Oświęcim (called by the Germans Auschwitz) itself. ... National Socialism redirects here. ... Kristina Söderbaum (October 5, 1912 - February 12, 2001) was a Swedish-born German film actress, producer and photographer. ...


During the 1930's, Harlan made several anti-Semitic films. In 1937 Joseph Goebbels appointed Harlan as one of his leading propaganda directors. His most well known piece of this period was the film Jud Süß, starring Heinrich George, which was shown for anti-Semitic purposes both in Germany and Austria. It received in 1943 UFA's highest awards. The Eternal Jew: 1937 German poster. ... Paul Joseph Goebbels (German pronunciation: IPA: ) (29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German politician and Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda during the National Socialist regime from 1933 to 1945. ... Cover of the program for the 1940 Nazi film Jud Süß. Jud Süß, (The Jew Süss), was the nickname of Joseph Süss Oppenheimer and is the title of an 1827 novella by Wilhelm Hauff, a 1925 historical novel by Lion Feuchtwanger, a 1934 British film and a Nazi... Heinrich George (October 9, 1893 - September 26, 1946) was a German actor. ... UFA logo Universum Film AG, better known as Ufa or UFA, was the principal film studio in Germany, home of the German film industry during the Weimar Republic and through World War II, and a major force in world cinema during its brief existence from 1917 to 1945. ...


At the end of the war Harlan was charged with participating in the anti-Semitic movement and aiding the Nazis. He successfully argued against the charges on the grounds that higher-ups had deliberately interfered with his art and was acquitted. National Socialism redirects here. ...


He made a few more films after the war, dying while on vacation in Capri. Capri (Italian pronunciation Cápri, usual English pronunciation Caprí) is an Italian island off the Sorrentine Peninsula. ...


Filmography

  • Krach im Hinterhaus (1934)
  • Kreutzersonate (1937)
  • Der Herrscher (1937)
  • Jugend (1938)
  • Verwehte Spuren (1938)
  • Das unsterbliche Herz (1939)
  • Jud Süß (1940)
  • Der große König (1941)
  • Die goldene Stadt (1942)
  • Immensee (1943)
  • Opfergang (1944)
  • Kolberg (1944/1945)
  • Unsterbliche Geliebte (1950)
  • Die blaue Stunde (1952)
  • Sterne über Colombo (1953)
  • Verrat an Deutschland (Der Fall Dr. Sorge) (1954)
  • Anders als du und ich aka Das dritte Geschlecht (1957)

Cover of the program for the 1940 Nazi film Jud Süß. Jud Süß, (The Jew Süss), was the nickname of Joseph Süss Oppenheimer and is the title of an 1827 novella by Wilhelm Hauff, a 1925 historical novel by Lion Feuchtwanger, a 1934 British film and a Nazi... Kolberg is a 1945 German propaganda film directed by Veit Harlan and Wolfgang Liebeneiner. ...

See also

The films produced between the time that Hitler rose to power, January 30, 1933, and when Admiral Donitz surrendered to the Allies, May 8, 1945. ... // Goals of the Nazi film policy Despite its authoritarian core, Nazism was a populism, a political movement that courted the masses by the means of slogans that were aimed directly at the instincts and emotions of the people. ...

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Veit Harlan was married in second marriage with the actress Hilde Körber.
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Veit Harlan (September 22 1899, Berlin - April 13 1964, Capri, Italy) was a German film director and actor.
In 1937 Joseph Goebbels appointed Harlan as one of his leading propaganda directors.
At the end of the war Harlan was charged with participating in the anti-Semitic movement and aiding the Nazis.
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