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Luis Trenker

  • Oct 04, 1892 - Apr 13, 1990 (age 97)
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1990
Luis Trenker
PersonalApril 1990

Luis Trenker

Luis Trenker passed away.
1982
Hochkant
MovieApr 1, 1982

Hochkant

Hochkant released.
Award1982

Outstanding Contributions to German Ci…

Won German Film Award - …
Won German Film Award - Special Award for Outstanding Contributions to German Cinema.
German Film Award - Special Award
1971
Ich filmte am Matterhorn
MovieNov 17, 1971

Ich filmte am Matterhorn

Ich filmte am Matterhorn released.
1962
Sein bester Freund
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MovieNov 30, 1962

Sein bester Freund

His Best Friend (German: Sein bester Freund) is a 1962 …
His Best Friend (German: Sein bester Freund) is a 1962 West German drama film directed by Luis Trenker and starring Toni Sailer, Dietmar Schönherr and Hilti von Allmen.
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1957
Wetterleuchten um Maria
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MovieOct 10, 1957

Wetterleuchten um Maria

Baron Siebenzell employs …
Baron Siebenzell employs the young forest ranger Thomas Sebald, to stop the bold poachers he's plagued with in his beautiful mountain forests. Most of the men in the village reject and ridicule Thomas because of his job. Nevertheless he falls in love with the mayor's daughter Maria - not knowing, that her father is the poachers leader.
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1956
Von der Liebe besiegt
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MovieDec 20, 1956

Von der Liebe besiegt

Von der Liebe besiegt released.
Gold aus Gletschern
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MovieSep 23, 1956

Gold aus Gletschern

Planning, build and function of an Austrian Power Station in …
Planning, build and function of an Austrian Power Station in Kaprun.
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1955
Il prigioniero della montagna
MovieDec 30, 1955

Il prigioniero della montagna

Plain-looking Giovanni Testa …
Plain-looking Giovanni Testa can barely support his family from his artisan wharf. Angelic son Carlito is the meat in the sandwich when Giovanni's sexy wife Teresa bitterly compares him to ...
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1952
Lofotenfischer
MovieMar 19, 1952

Lofotenfischer

Lofotenfischer released.
1945
Monte Miracolo
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MovieFeb 1, 1945

Monte Miracolo

Monte Miracolo released.
1943
Germanin - Die Geschichte einer kolonialen Tat
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MovieMay 17, 1943

Germanin - Die Geschichte einer kolonial…

Story of German medical …
Story of German medical missionaries helping the natives in Africa.
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1942
The Story of the Pope
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MovieDec 17, 1942

The Story of the Pope

The public and private life of …
The public and private life of Eugenio Pacelli, elected Pope Pius XII.
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1940
Der Feuerteufel
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MovieMar 5, 1940

Der Feuerteufel

Der Feuerteufel released.
1938
Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin
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MovieDec 5, 1938

Liebesbriefe aus dem Engadin

At an hotel in the Swiss …
At an hotel in the Swiss region of Engandin various women from around the world coincide. All of them have received a love letter from Toni, the hotel guide and an skilled skier, who seems ...
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The Challenge
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MovieMay 9, 1938

The Challenge

The Challenge is a 1938 British drama film directed by Milton …
The Challenge is a 1938 British drama film directed by Milton Rosmer and Luis Trenker and starring Robert Douglas and Luis Trenker. The film is about the first successful ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865 by Edward Whymper. The film is a remake of Struggle for the Matterhorn (German: Der Kampf ums Matterhorn) in which Trenker acted in 1928.
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The Mountain Calls
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MovieJan 6, 1938

The Mountain Calls

The Italian mountaineer Carel wants to be the first man to …
The Italian mountaineer Carel wants to be the first man to stand on the top of the Matterhorn. Since the climb is very difficult, he agrees to try it together with the British mountaineer Whymper. But due to an intrigue this agreement is dropped and the two man try it on the same day with two different teams and then disaster strikes.
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1937
Giovanni de Medici: The Leader
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MovieMar 24, 1937

Giovanni de Medici: The Leader

Giovanni de Medici: The Leader released.
1936
Der Kaiser von Kalifornien
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MovieJul 21, 1936

Der Kaiser von Kalifornien

The Kaiser of California, …
The Kaiser of California, better known as "The Emperor of California" (German Der Kaiser von Kalifornien), is a 1936 film that has the distinction of being the first western film made in Nazi Germany. Some exterior scenes were even shot on location in the United States at Sedona, Arizona, the Grand Canyon and at Death Valley in California.
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1934
Der verlorene Sohn
MovieSep 6, 1934

Der verlorene Sohn

The Prodigal Son (German: Der verlorene Sohn) is a 1934 …
The Prodigal Son (German: Der verlorene Sohn) is a 1934 German drama film directed by Luis Trenker and starring Trenker, Maria Andergast and Bertl Schultes. A South Tyrolean immigrates to New York City, but ultimately finding the U.S. is not for him, returns to his home village.
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1932
The Rebel
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MovieDec 22, 1932

The Rebel

A young medical student returns to his Tyrolean home to find out …
A young medical student returns to his Tyrolean home to find out that Napoleon's troops have taken over the area and that his mother and sister have been murdered.
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The Doomed Battalion
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MovieApr 30, 1932

The Doomed Battalion

Doomed Battalion is a 1932 American drama film directed …
Doomed Battalion is a 1932 American drama film directed by Cyril Gardner and written by Karl Hartl, Patrick Kearney, Paul Perez and Luis Trenker. The film stars Luis Trenker, Tala Birell, Albert Conti, Victor Varconi, Henry Armetta and Gustav von Seyffertitz. The film was released on June 16, 1932, by Universal Pictures. Footage was used from the 1931 German film Mountains on Fire starring Trenker.
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1931
Les monts en flammes
MovieNov 13, 1931

Les monts en flammes

Les monts en flammes released.
Mountains on Fire
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MovieSep 28, 1931

Mountains on Fire

Mountains on Fire (German: Berge in Flammen) is a 1931 …
Mountains on Fire (German: Berge in Flammen) is a 1931 German war film directed by Karl Hartl and Luis Trenker and starring Trenker, Lissy Arna and Luigi Serventi. The film was based on Luis Trenker's novel of the same title, partly based on his own experiences. Separate French and English-language productions were also made. One of the series of popular Mountain films of the era, it was shot on location in the Dolomites.
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1930
The Son of the White Mountain
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MovieAug 12, 1930

The Son of the White Mountain

The Son of the White …
The Son of the White Mountain (German: Der Sohn der weißen Berge) is a 1930 German mystery romance film directed by Mario Bonnard and Luis Trenker and starring Trenker, Maria Matray and Renate Müller. It was part of the popular series of Mountain films of the era. A separate French-language version was also released.
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Die heiligen drei Brunnen
MovieFeb 28, 1930

Die heiligen drei Brunnen

Die heiligen drei Brunnen released.
1929
Der Ruf des Nordens
MovieSep 13, 1929

Der Ruf des Nordens

Der Ruf des Nordens released.
The Call of the North
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MovieSep 13, 1929

The Call of the North

The Call of the North …
The Call of the North (German: Der Ruf des Nordens) is a 1929 German adventure film directed by Nunzio Malasomma and Mario Bonnard and starring Luis Trenker, Max Holzboer and Eva von Berne. Originally produced as a silent film, it was subsequently released with an added soundtrack.
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1928
Where Kisses Come High
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MovieDec 8, 1928

Where Kisses Come High

A passerby sees a Swiss …
A passerby sees a Swiss mountain goat herder and asks "How about a kiss Wildgoat?" she responds with "Good as gold, if you can catch me". The wooer pursues her into the mountains, she ...
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Struggle for the Matterhorn
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MovieNov 27, 1928

Struggle for the Matterhorn

This Alpine thriller is based …
This Alpine thriller is based on the story of English climber Edward Whymper who vies with Jean-Antoine Carrel, an Italian mountain guide, to conquer the Matterhorn.
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Hilde Bleichert
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Hilde Bleichert

Married Hilde Bleichert.
1927
The Great Leap
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MovieDec 20, 1927

The Great Leap

The Great Leap (German: Der grosse Sprung) is a 1927 …
The Great Leap (German: Der grosse Sprung) is a 1927 German silent comedy film directed by Arnold Fanck and starring Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker and Hans Schneeberger. A young Italian girl living in the Dolomites falls in love with a member of a tourist party skiing on the nearby mountains.
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1926
The Holy Mountain
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MovieNov 1, 1926

The Holy Mountain

The dancer, Diotima, meets an engineer and skier, Karl, in …
The dancer, Diotima, meets an engineer and skier, Karl, in his cottage in the mountains where they fall in love and have an affair. When Karl's young friend, Vigo, meets her she gives him her scarf. The infatuated Vigo mistakenly believes she is in love with him. Karl sees Diotima innocently caressing Vigo and he believes that Diotima is betraying him with his friend.
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1924
Mountain of Destiny
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MovieMay 10, 1924

Mountain of Destiny

Mountain of Destiny (German: Berg des Schicksals) is a 1924 …
Mountain of Destiny (German: Berg des Schicksals) is a 1924 German silent drama film written and directed by Arnold Fanck and starring Hannes Schneider, Frida Richard, Erna Morena, and Luis Trenker. The film is about an alpinist who falls to his death while climbing a dangerous peak. His son later succeeds where his father had failed. The film was released in the United Kingdom with the title The Mountaineers. After seeing Mountain of Destiny, Leni Riefenstahl, then a dancer, decided she wanted to start appearing in films. She got in touch with Fanck and starred in his 1926 film The Holy Mountain.
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1892
Luis Trenker
BirthOctober 1892

Luis Trenker

Luis Trenker was born.
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