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Henny Porten

  • Jan 07, 1890 - Oct 15, 1960 (age 70)
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1960
Henny Porten
PersonalOctober 1960

Henny Porten

Henny Porten passed away.
1955
Das Fräulein von Scuderi
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MovieJul 29, 1955

Das Fräulein von Scuderi

Several men have been …
Several men have been murdered lately, mostly rich lovers on their way to meet their mistresses with gifts of fine jewelry. To fight this scourge, King Louis XIV decides to create a special...
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1950
Absender unbekannt
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MovieFeb 10, 1950

Absender unbekannt

Unknown Sender (German: Absender unbekannt) is a …
Unknown Sender (German: Absender unbekannt) is a 1950 West German comedy film directed by Ákos Ráthonyi and starring Henny Porten, Bruni Löbel and Cornell Borchers. It was shot at the Wandsbek Studios in Hamburg. The film's sets were designed by the art director Mathias Matthies.
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1944
Familie Buchholz
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MovieMar 3, 1944

Familie Buchholz

The Buchholz Family (German: Familie Buchholz) is a 1944 …
The Buchholz Family (German: Familie Buchholz) is a 1944 German drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Paul Westermeier and Käthe Dyckhoff. It is a family chronicle set in late nineteenth century Berlin. It is based on an 1884 novel by Julius Stinde. It was followed by a second part Marriage of Affection, released the same year.
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1941
The Comedians
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MovieSep 5, 1941

The Comedians

The Comedians (German: Komödianten) is a 1941 …
The Comedians (German: Komödianten) is a 1941 German drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, and based on the novel Philine by Olly Boeheim. The film is set in the eighteenth century, and portrays the development of German theatre.
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1934
Mother and Child
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MovieJan 4, 1934

Mother and Child

Mother and Child (German: Mutter und Kind) is a 1934 German …
Mother and Child (German: Mutter und Kind) is a 1934 German drama film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Henny Porten, Peter Voß and Elisabeth Wendt. It is a sound remake of the 1924 silent film Mother and Child which had been a major hit for Porten. Franz Schroedter worked as art director on the film.
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1931
Louise, Queen of Prussia
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MovieDec 4, 1931

Louise, Queen of Prussia

Louise, Queen of Prussia …
Louise, Queen of Prussia (German: Luise, Königin von Preußen) is a 1931 German historical drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Gustaf Gründgens and Ekkehard Arendt. The film's art director was Franz Schroedter.
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1930
Kohlhiesel's Daughters
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MovieNov 5, 1930

Kohlhiesel's Daughters

Kohlhiesel's Daughters …
Kohlhiesel's Daughters (German: Kohlhiesels Töchter) is a 1930 German comedy film directed by Hans Behrendt and starring Henny Porten, Fritz Kampers and Leo Peukert. It is an adaptation of the play Kohlhiesel's Daughters by Hanns Kräly, which has been made into a number of films. The film was a significant success at the box office, establishing the silent actress Porten as a sound star. Porten plays the role of twin sisters, one of whom is vivacious and the other unpleasant.
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Gretel and Liesel
MovieNov 5, 1930

Gretel and Liesel

Kohlhiesel's Daughters is a 1930 German comedy film …
Kohlhiesel's Daughters is a 1930 German comedy film directed by Hans Behrendt and starring Henny Porten, Fritz Kampers and Leo Peukert. It is an adaptation of the play Kohlhiesel's Daughters by Hanns Kräly, which has been made into a number of films. The film was a significant success at the box office, establishing the silent actress Porten as a sound star. Porten plays the role of twin sisters, one of whom is vicacious and the other unpleasant.
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Scandalous Eva
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MovieJun 13, 1930

Scandalous Eva

An engaged woman discovers her fiancé has a four year old …
An engaged woman discovers her fiancé has a four year old son. Pretending to take a cure she travels to the boy's foster-parents to make his acquaintance.
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1929
The Mistress and her Servant
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MovieDec 28, 1929

The Mistress and her Servant

The Mistress and her …
The Mistress and her Servant (German: Die Herrin und ihr Knecht) is a 1929 German silent film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Henny Porten, Mary Kid and Fritz Kampers. It was based on the novel of the same title by Georg Engel. The film's art direction was by Franz Schroedter.
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Liebfraumilch
MovieFeb 5, 1929

Liebfraumilch

Liebfraumilch released.
1928
Lotte
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MovieApr 18, 1928

Lotte

Lotte is a 1928 German silent film directed by Carl Froelich and …
Lotte is a 1928 German silent film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Walter Jankuhn and Hermann Vallentin. Lotte, a young woman from an aristocratic background, masquerades as a poor person. Art direction was by Franz Schroedter.
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1927
Die große Pause
MovieNov 9, 1927

Die große Pause

The Long Intermission (German: Die große Pause) is a 1927 …
The Long Intermission (German: Die große Pause) is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Wolfgang von Schwindt and Livio Pavanelli. It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Franz Schroedter.
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Violantha
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MovieJan 19, 1927

Violantha

Violantha is a 1928 German-Swiss silent film directed by Carl …
Violantha is a 1928 German-Swiss silent film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Mathilde Sussin and William Dieterle. The film is set in Switzerland and is based on a novel by Ernst Zahn. In 1942 it was remade by Paul May as a sound film under the slightly different title of Violanta.
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1926
Roses from the South
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MovieMar 11, 1926

Roses from the South

Roses from the South (German: Rosen aus dem Süden) is a …
Roses from the South (German: Rosen aus dem Süden) is a 1926 German silent romance film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Angelo Ferrari and Wilhelm Bendow. Its title is a reference to the song Rosen aus dem Süden by Johann Strauss II. Art direction was by Franz Schroedter. The film premiered in Berlin on 11 March 1926.
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1924
Gräfin Donelli
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MovieNov 7, 1924

Gräfin Donelli

Countess Donelli (German: Gräfin Donelli) is a 1924 German …
Countess Donelli (German: Gräfin Donelli) is a 1924 German silent drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and starring Paul Hansen, Henny Porten and Ferdinand von Alten. The film is considered to be lost. The film's sets were designed by the art director Hermann Warm.
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Prater
MovieNov 1, 1924

Prater

Prater is a 1924 German silent film directed by Peter Paul Felner …
Prater is a 1924 German silent film directed by Peter Paul Felner and starring Henny Porten, Claire Lotto and Ossip Runitsch. The film's art direction was by Otto Erdmann and Hans Sohnle.
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Mother and Child
MovieOct 22, 1924

Mother and Child

Mother and Child (German:Mutter und Kind) is a 1924 German …
Mother and Child (German:Mutter und Kind) is a 1924 German silent drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Henny Porten, Friedrich Kayßler and Wilhelm Dieterle. It was remade in 1934 as a sound film of the same title also starring Porten.
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1923
I.N.R.I.
MovieDec 1, 1923

I.N.R.I.

By the director of Cabinet of Dr.Caligari, this is the …
By the director of Cabinet of Dr.Caligari, this is the Passion embedded in a contemporary story. An anarchist jailed for an attempted assassination is told the Passion story by the prison ...
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The Ancient Law
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MovieOct 29, 1923

The Ancient Law

Baruch Mayr, son of an orthodox rabbi from a poor shtetl in …
Baruch Mayr, son of an orthodox rabbi from a poor shtetl in Galizia, decides to break with the family tradition and leave the shtetl to become an actor. Due to this behaviour his father ...
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Inge Larsen
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MovieOct 16, 1923

Inge Larsen

Inge Larsen is a 1923 German silent drama film directed by …
Inge Larsen is a 1923 German silent drama film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Henny Porten, Paul Otto and Ressel Orla. It was shot on location in Copenhagen. The film's sets were designed by art directors Alfred Junge, Ludwig Kainer and Fritz Lück.
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The Merchant of Venice
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MovieOct 13, 1923

The Merchant of Venice

The Venetian merchant …
The Venetian merchant Antonio is in a difficult financial situation. To help his friend Bassanio, who is campaigning for the heiress Portia, he goes, although in mutual disgust, to the ...
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1921
Hintertreppe
MovieDec 11, 1921

Hintertreppe

A crippled mailman is in love with a maid who lives in the same …
A crippled mailman is in love with a maid who lives in the same building he does in one of the city's poor neighborhoods. She, however, is in love with a wealthy, handsome young man. Desperate to win her love, he begins to intercept love letters they send to each other and replaces them with his own messages, which each thinks is from the other. His plan seems to be succeeding, but then something happens that bring tragic results to them all.
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Die Geierwally
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MovieSep 12, 1921

Die Geierwally

"The Bear Joseph", so named because of a fight with a …
"The Bear Joseph", so named because of a fight with a bear, is rescued by Wally, a farmer's daughter, from a dangerous situation in a vulture's nest. He then calls her "Geierwally". They fall in love.
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Wilhelm von Kaufmann
MarriageJune 1921

Wilhelm von Kaufmann

Wilhelm von Kaufmann was a film producer.
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1920
Anna Boleyn
MovieDec 3, 1920

Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn, also known as Deception, is a 1920 German …
Anna Boleyn, also known as Deception, is a 1920 German historical film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It stars Henny Porten as Anne Boleyn and Emil Jannings as King Henry VIII. The film was produced by Paul Davidson's Union Film, a subsidiary of the giant German company UFA. It was shot at the Tempelhof Studios in Berlin. The film's sets were designed by the art director Kurt Richter. The film cost an estimated 8 million marks to make, but was able to recoup this from the sale of the American rights alone which brought in $200,000 (14 million marks).
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Kohlhiesel's Daughters
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MovieMar 9, 1920

Kohlhiesel's Daughters

Somewhere in Southern …
Somewhere in Southern Bavaria Xaver wants to marry Gretel, but her father Kohlhiesel wants his elder daughter Liesel to marry first. The problem is, nobody wants to marry her, because she's...
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1919
Rose Bernd
MovieOct 5, 1919

Rose Bernd

Rose Bernd is a 1919 German silent drama film directed by …
Rose Bernd is a 1919 German silent drama film directed by Alfred Halm and starring Henny Porten and Emil Jannings. It is based on the play of the same name by Gerhart Hauptmann. Porten won critical acclaim for her role in the film.
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Die Dame, der Teufel und die Probiermamsell
MovieJan 17, 1919

Die Dame, der Teufel und die Probierma…

Die Dame, der Teufel und …
Die Dame, der Teufel und die Probiermamsell is a 1919 film written by Robert Wiene und directed by Rudolf Biebrach.
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1918
Das Maskenfest des Lebens
MovieAug 30, 1918

Das Maskenfest des Lebens

Das Maskenfest des Lebens released.
Countess Kitchenmaid
MovieJan 18, 1918

Countess Kitchenmaid

Countess Kitchenmaid (German: Gräfin Küchenfee) is a 1918 …
Countess Kitchenmaid (German: Gräfin Küchenfee) is a 1918 German silent comedy film directed by Rudolf Biebrach and starring Henny Porten, Heinrich Schroth and Martin Lübbert. While her mistress is away on an adulterous adventure, a young maid takes her place to convince a visiting dignitary that she is there with the other servants impersonating aristocrats.
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1917
Die Faust des Riesen
MovieNov 18, 1917

Die Faust des Riesen

Die Faust des Riesen released.
Imprisoned Soul
MovieAug 31, 1917

Imprisoned Soul

Imprisoned Soul (German: Gefangene Seele) is a …
Imprisoned Soul (German: Gefangene Seele) is a German silent drama film of 1917 directed by Rudolf Biebrach and starring Henny Porten, Paul Bildt, and Curt Goetz. A young woman, Violetta, falls under the hypnotic power of the villainous Baron von Groot. A young physician tries to rescue her from his clutches. She is finally released from Groot's power when he is found shot dead. The film's theme of hypnotic domination is very similar to that of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919) which the screenwriter Weine was to direct two years later.
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The Marriage of Luise Rohrbach
MovieFeb 2, 1917

The Marriage of Luise Rohrbach

The Marriage of Luise …
The Marriage of Luise Rohrbach (German: Die Ehe der Luise Rohrbach) is a 1917 German silent drama film directed by Rudolf Biebrach and starring Henny Porten, Emil Jannings and Ludwig Trautmann. The film was based on a novel by Emmi Elert. A young teacher marries a factory owner, who turns out to be extremely brutal. She eventually leaves him for a kinder, gentler man.
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1916
The Robber Bride
MovieSep 29, 1916

The Robber Bride

The Robber Bride (German: Die Räuberbraut) is a 1916 …
The Robber Bride (German: Die Räuberbraut) is a 1916 German silent comedy film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Henny Porten, Friedrich Feher and Artur Menzel. A young woman with romantic ideas rejects the arranged marriage her parents want for her, dreaming instead of marrying a bandit.
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The Wandering Light
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MovieSep 1, 1916

The Wandering Light

The Wandering Light (German: Das wandernde Licht) is a 1916 …
The Wandering Light (German: Das wandernde Licht) is a 1916 German silent drama film directed by Robert Wiene and starring Henny Porten, Bruno Decarli and Theodor Becker. It was based on a short story by Ernst von Wildenbruch. A Count marries a woman who come to wrongly believe that he is mad.
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Ihr bester Schuß
MovieMar 10, 1916

Ihr bester Schuß

Ihr bester Schuß released.
1915
Alexandra
MovieJan 22, 1915

Alexandra

Alexandra released.
1914
The Broken Promise
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MovieMar 1, 1914

The Broken Promise

Inge, an orphan, is employed by a well-to-do fisherman in a …
Inge, an orphan, is employed by a well-to-do fisherman in a small village. As is customary, she is treated as one of the family. Jan, the son of the fisherman, falls in love with her and ...
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1913
Das Opfer
MovieDec 5, 1913

Das Opfer

Das Opfer released.
Komtesse Ursel
MovieOct 29, 1913

Komtesse Ursel

Komtesse Ursel released.
The Minister's Daughter
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MovieMar 28, 1913

The Minister's Daughter

Clare Bradley, the daughter …
Clare Bradley, the daughter of a minister, receives a letter from Jack Langdon stating that he is to return to his parents' home on the estate adjoining the rectory. Clare is overjoyed when...
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1912
Curt A. Stark
MarriageOctober 1912

Curt A. Stark

Curt A. Stark was born on February 2, 1880 in Springe, Lower …
Curt A. Stark was born on February 2, 1880 in Springe, Lower Saxony, Germany as Kurt Schöltzel-Stark. He was a director and actor, known for Henny Portens Reise nach Köln zur Eröffnung des Modernen Theaters (1912), The Dawn of Freedom (1914) and Eva (1913). He was married to Henny Porten. He died on October 2, 1916 in Transylvania, Romania.
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Die Königin der Nacht
MovieSep 28, 1912

Die Königin der Nacht

Die Königin der Nacht released.
Ein Ehrenwort
MovieJul 6, 1912

Ein Ehrenwort

Ein Ehrenwort released.
1911
Gefährlicher Liebeskampf zweier Frauen
MovieNov 4, 1911

Gefährlicher Liebeskampf zweier Frauen

Gefährlicher Liebeskampf zweier Frauen released.
Mütter, verzaget nicht
MovieJun 10, 1911

Mütter, verzaget nicht

Mütter, verzaget nicht released.
Das Liebesglück der Blinden
MovieJan 28, 1911

Das Liebesglück der Blinden

Das Liebesglück der Blinden released.
1908
Othello
MovieSep 7, 1908

Othello

The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that …
The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.
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1907
Der Trompeter von Säckingen
MovieFeb 28, 1907

Der Trompeter von Säckingen

Der Trompeter von Säckingen released.
1890
Henny Porten
Birth1890

Henny Porten

Henny Porten was born.
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