Robert Siodmak

Robert Siodmak (* 8. August 1900 in Dresden, Germany; † 10. March 1973 in Locarno, Switzerland) was an American film director of GermanPolish-Jewish descent.

The brother of briefly Siodmak (late Curt) was one of the most important representativesthe German expressionism. As it had to flee many different before the effects of the national socialism, returned however later to Germany . During the time of its exile in Hollywood it turned some important film Noirs, in addition, adventure films, how The red Korsar (1952) with Burt Lancaster. German Kinobesucher know it by the two-divisor “a fight for Rome” (1968) and as a director of different Karl May films.


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