Actor

O. W. Fischer

  • Apr 01, 1915 - Jan 29, 2004 (age 88)
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2004
O. W. Fischer
Personal2004

O. W. Fischer

O. W. Fischer passed away.
1977
Award1977

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
1972
Amouren
MovieOct 22, 1972

Amouren

Amouren released.
1971
Die Fliege und der Frosch
MovieJan 23, 1971

Die Fliege und der Frosch

Die Fliege und der Frosch released.
1970
Der Tag des Krähenflügels
MovieApr 26, 1970

Der Tag des Krähenflügels

Der Tag des Krähenflügels released.
1969
Komm, süßer Tod
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MovieNov 7, 1969

Komm, süßer Tod

Komm, süßer Tod released.
1966
Make Love, Not War
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MovieDec 23, 1966

Make Love, Not War

Make Love, Not War released.
1965
Uncle Tom's Cabin
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MovieApr 14, 1965

Uncle Tom's Cabin

In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner …
In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.
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1963
The Secret of the Black Widow
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MovieNov 28, 1963

The Secret of the Black Widow

The Creepiest, Crawliest and …
The Creepiest, Crawliest and Deadliest Film Ever Produced!
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Breakfast in Bed
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MovieApr 26, 1963

Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast in a double bed.
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1962
Story of San Michele
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MovieSep 28, 1962

Story of San Michele

Story of San Michele released.
1961
Diesmal muß es Kaviar sein
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MovieDec 1, 1961

Diesmal muß es Kaviar sein

Thomas Lieven is a German …
Thomas Lieven is a German secret agent trying to leave that profession, to live a peaceful life. Adventure is too strong an appeal, he starts working again, and soon it's difficult to say ...
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Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein
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MovieOct 18, 1961

Es muß nicht immer Kaviar sein

Bank accountant Thomas …
Bank accountant Thomas Lieven is forced to work as a triple agent for the British, the French and the Nazis.
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Das Riesenrad
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MovieAug 25, 1961

Das Riesenrad

A watch manufacturer experiences the turmoil of the first half of …
A watch manufacturer experiences the turmoil of the first half of the 20th century in Vienna.
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1960
The Magnificent Rogue
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MovieNov 1, 1960

The Magnificent Rogue

The Magnificent Rogue released.
Scheidungsgrund: Liebe
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MovieAug 26, 1960

Scheidungsgrund: Liebe

Scheidungsgrund: Liebe is a …
Scheidungsgrund: Liebe is a film directed by Cyril Frankel released on August 26, 1960.
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1959
Peter Voss, Hero of the Day
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MovieDec 22, 1959

Peter Voss, Hero of the Day

Peter Voss is once again on …
Peter Voss is once again on a mission to help a good friend. He is to find eight stolen Ming figures of inestimable value.
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Rebel Flight to Cuba
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MovieNov 5, 1959

Rebel Flight to Cuba

Abschied von den Wolken (English: Farewell to the Clouds) is a …
Abschied von den Wolken (English: Farewell to the Clouds) is a 1959 German aviation adventure film directed by Gottfried Reinhardt, written by Georg Hurdalek, based on a story by Ladislas Fodor. The film stars O. W. Fischer, Peter van Eyck, Sonja Ziemann, Horst Frank, Linda Christian and Paul Dahlke.
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Menschen im Hotel
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MovieSep 23, 1959

Menschen im Hotel

People staying at or working in a luxurious hotel undergo a …
People staying at or working in a luxurious hotel undergo a variety of crises in their personal lives.
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Whirlpool
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MovieMar 1, 1959

Whirlpool

On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime …
On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat captained by heroic Rolf. The crew of three, Georg, Dina and Braun, quickly accepts her. But, both Hermann and the police are on her trail.
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Best Actor
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Nomination1959

Best Actor

Nominated for "Arms and the Man".
German Film Award
Best Actor
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Award1959

Best Actor

Won award for "Arms and the Man".
German Film Award
1958
Arms and the Man
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MovieNov 20, 1958

Arms and the Man

1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the …
1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers, he learns that he's got the wrong ammunition for his cannon and has to flee. His flight leads him right into the bedroom of his enemy's fiancée.
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Il bacio del sole (Don Vesuvio)
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MovieNov 7, 1958

Il bacio del sole (Don Vesuvio)

Il bacio del sole (Don Vesuvio) released.
Peter Voss, Thief of Millions
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MovieOct 16, 1958

Peter Voss, Thief of Millions

Writer Peter Voss is faking a …
Writer Peter Voss is faking a bank robbery, to find the robber of a rare jewelery.
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...und nichts als die Wahrheit
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MovieAug 8, 1958

...und nichts als die Wahrheit

...und nichts als die Wahrheit …
...und nichts als die Wahrheit is a 1958 crime film written by Leopold Ahlsen, Andrew Solt, Franz Peter Wirth and Heinz Oskar Wuttig and directed by Franz Peter Wirth.
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Best Actor
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Nomination1958

Best Actor

Nominated for "...und nichts als die Wahrheit".
German Film Award
1957
El Hakim
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MovieDec 16, 1957

El Hakim

El Hakim released.
King in Shadow
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MovieJan 16, 1957

King in Shadow

King in Shadow (German: Herrscher ohne Krone) is a …
King in Shadow (German: Herrscher ohne Krone) is a 1957 Western German historical film drama film directed by Harald Braun and starring O.W. Fischer, Odile Versois and Horst Buchholz. The film portrays the interaction of Johann Friedrich Struensee a Doctor treating the mentally ill Christian VII of Denmark, and his English consort Caroline Matilda.
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1956
Ich suche Dich
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MovieFeb 24, 1956

Ich suche Dich

The young, religious Dr. Francoise Maurer comes from Alsace in …
The young, religious Dr. Francoise Maurer comes from Alsace in "Good Hope" Sanatorium and plans after a short time to leave the sanatorium and go to Indochina to help out in a hospital for the poorest ones.
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1955
Hanussen
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MovieSep 14, 1955

Hanussen

In Germany during World War II, a well-known psychic decides …
In Germany during World War II, a well-known psychic decides to collaborate with the Nazis.
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Napoléon
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MovieMar 25, 1955

Napoléon

From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and …
From 1769 to 1821, Napoléon Bonaparte's life, loves and exceptional destiny but as seen through the eyes of Talleyrand, the cynic and ironic politician, who once was the Emperor of France's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs
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MovieJan 14, 1955

Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs

King Ludwig II of Bavaria is …
King Ludwig II of Bavaria is frustrated, having to accept parliament's will to join Bismarck, rather he his cultured Habsburg friends, in wars. His love-life being as fruitless, he seeks comfort in art. But building fairytale castles and an even grander opera for his musical idol Wagner proves so expensive, his cabinet ends up resorting to formally challenging his mental health, plausible as his beloved brother Otto contracted schizophrenia earlier. Tragedy now lurks in Ludwig's prison-castle.
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Best Actor
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Nomination1955

Best Actor

Nominated for "Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs".
German Film Award
Best Actor
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Award1955

Best Actor

Won award for "Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs".
German Film Award
1954
Portrait of an Unknown Woman
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MovieAug 27, 1954

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Keller, a painter, while at the …
Keller, a painter, while at the ballet is impressed with the beauty of Nicole and sketches her head on the body of a nude model. When it is shown, it causes embarrassment to Nicole's husband, Walter, a diplomat whose career is threatened. Nicole decides to get a divorce to ease things. She sees Keller, who tries to make amends for the trouble he has caused. Nicole resumes her singing career in nightclubs, and Keller agrees to help her get a divorce.
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A Love Story
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MovieFeb 25, 1954

A Love Story

During a New Year's Eve ball, Jost von Fredersdorff a Prussian …
During a New Year's Eve ball, Jost von Fredersdorff a Prussian cavalry officer falls in love Lili, the lover of his superior. When they decide to get married, their plans are opposed by Jost's family and his superiors in the army and he is denied permission to wed Lili. When Jost insists to go through with the marriage, is even willing to leave the army, he is ordered to the capital where he is locked up. Lili sees that they cannot be together and leaves Jost, so that he can remain an honorable soldier in the service of his king .
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Best Actor
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Nomination1954

Best Actor

Nominated for "A Love Story".
German Film Award
1953
Tagebuch einer Verliebten
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MovieOct 19, 1953

Tagebuch einer Verliebten

In South Tirol, shortly after …
In South Tirol, shortly after ww-ii: Paul and Barbara Holzmann and their son Charlie own a small gasoline station. At their wedding anniversary, of all days, Barbara finds proof that Paul may again have cheated on her. At first she believes his explanations, but when she finds more proof later, she leaves and seeks comfort in the arms of her former friend Nicola in Italy. The story is told from the perspective of her diary.
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As Long as You're Near Me
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MovieAug 27, 1953

As Long as You're Near Me

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As Long as You're Near Me (German: Solange Du da bist) is a 1953 West German drama film directed by Harald Braun. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.
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A Heart Plays False
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MovieJul 16, 1953

A Heart Plays False

A man, in need of money and too lazy to work for a living, …
A man, in need of money and too lazy to work for a living, marries a plain but rich girl in the knowledge that she is ill and has not long to live. Once he is married to her, he comes to love her passionately and cannot bear the thought of losing her. In an effort to save her life, he spends all their money, but to no avail. His wife dies and he is once again penniless. However, he is a changed man.
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Der träumende Mund
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MovieJan 29, 1953

Der träumende Mund

Peter is about to perform a Ludwig Von Beethoven concert for …
Peter is about to perform a Ludwig Von Beethoven concert for the first time and he needs his wife Elisabeth "Liss" (Maria Schell) there for emotional support. He claims he always plays his best when she is there. To his surprise, his old friend Michael Sekretar is the solo violinist. Elisabeth is late for the performance, as usual. The moment she lays her eyes on Michael she is instantly infatuated. After the performance, Liss goes to look for Peter and accidentally walks into Michael's dressing room. He is immediately attracted to her as well. Later that evening Michael confides to Peter that he recently saw a woman that he could easily fall in love with. Neither one knew that he was speaking of Elisabeth. Elisabeth and Michael secretly meet and agree that they will run away together until Peter becomes ill. Elisabeth knows that she cannot be with both men. In the end she chooses the man her heart truly belongs to.
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1952
Cuba Cabana
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MovieDec 9, 1952

Cuba Cabana

Cuba Cabana is a 1952 West German drama film directed …
Cuba Cabana is a 1952 West German drama film directed by Fritz Peter Buch and starring Zarah Leander, O.W. Fischer and Paul Hartmann. It was the second film of an early 1950s comeback for Leander, who had been a major star during the Nazi era. The film was based on a story by Tibor Yost.
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Bis wir uns wiedersehn
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MovieOct 7, 1952

Bis wir uns wiedersehn

This is the tear-jerking love …
This is the tear-jerking love story between young Pamela and casino owner Mayrhoefer. Pamela has just been released from hospital, incurably sick. Near the border to Switzerland she runs into Mayrhoefer, who's now on flight from the police. In flashbacks Pamela remembers the time they met, when she was 22 and they fell in love and had a great, but limited time together.
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Ich hab' mich so an Dich gewöhnt
MovieSep 25, 1952

Ich hab' mich so an Dich gewöhnt

Christl's aunt urges her to …
Christl's aunt urges her to marry Dr. Heider. Although she hardly knows him, Christl accepts - mainly to escape her overprotective aunt. But since she doesn't want to live with her new ...
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Desires
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MovieMar 14, 1952

Desires

During the Salzburg Festival a drug-addicted ballerina tries …
During the Salzburg Festival a drug-addicted ballerina tries everything to get some morphine in her hands. She put her moves on a young pharmacist, Hans Falkner (O.W. Fischer) and almost ruins his marriage with his wife Anna (Heidemarie Hatheyer). A doctor advises the ballerina to join a rehab and yet hands her a prescription for morphine, but accidentally prescribes a lethal dose. Subsequently, Anna Falkner, who gets the prescription, is lead into temptation to get rid of her hatred competitor. Evetually, morality wins and Anna mixes the morphine in the right dose.
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1951
A Heidelberg Romance
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MovieDec 23, 1951

A Heidelberg Romance

A Heidelberg Romance (German: Heidelberger Romanze) is a …
A Heidelberg Romance (German: Heidelberger Romanze) is a 1951 West German romance film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Liselotte Pulver, O.W. Fischer and Gardy Granass. While accompanying his daughter on a trip to Heidelberg, a wealthy American businessman recounts a romance he had with a local girl forty years before. The film set a template for portraying German-American relations.
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Verträumte Tage
MovieJun 7, 1951

Verträumte Tage

Verträumte Tage released.
A Tale of Five Cities
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MovieMar 1, 1951

A Tale of Five Cities

An Englishman has been …
An Englishman has been working in the US so long he now speaks with an American accent. He is drafted into the British Army during WWII but is injured and loses his memory. Because he talks like an American, the doctors repatriate him to the States where he is housed with a New York family. After the war they all travel throughout Europe, searching for the women he still remembers in the hope of restoring his lost memory.
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1950
Erzherzog Johanns große Liebe
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MovieDec 3, 1950

Erzherzog Johanns große Liebe

Erzherzog Johanns große …
Erzherzog Johanns große Liebe is a 1950 film directed by Hans Schott-Schöbinger.
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1949
Märchen vom Glück
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MovieSep 9, 1949

Märchen vom Glück

Märchen vom Glück released.
1948
Verlorenes Rennen
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MovieDec 20, 1948

Verlorenes Rennen

Verlorenes Rennen released.
Hin und her
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MovieJan 23, 1948

Hin und her

Hin und her released.
1943
Vienna 1910
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MovieAug 26, 1943

Vienna 1910

Vienna 1910 (German: Wien 1910) is a 1943 German …
Vienna 1910 (German: Wien 1910) is a 1943 German biographical film directed by Emerich Walter Emo and starring Rudolf Forster, Heinrich George, and Lil Dagover. It is based on the life of Mayor of Vienna Karl Lueger. Its antisemitic content led to it being banned by the Allied Occupation forces following the Second World War.
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1942
Anna Usell
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Anna Usell

Married Anna Usell.
1940
My Daughter Lives in Vienna
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MovieJul 16, 1940

My Daughter Lives in Vienna

My Daughter Lives in Vienna …
My Daughter Lives in Vienna (German: Meine Tochter lebt in Wien) is a 1940 German comedy film directed by E. W. Emo and starring Elfriede Datzig, Hans Moser, and O. W. Fischer.
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1939
Anton the Last
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MovieNov 30, 1939

Anton the Last

Anton the Last (German: Anton, der Letzte) is a 1939 comedy film …
Anton the Last (German: Anton, der Letzte) is a 1939 comedy film directed by E. W. Emo and starring Elfriede Datzig, Hans Moser, and O. W. Fischer. The film was made by Wien-Film, a Vienna-based company set up after Austria had been incorporated into Greater Germany following the 1938 Anschluss.
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1936
Burg Theatre
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MovieNov 13, 1936

Burg Theatre

Friedrich Mitterer (Werner Krauss) is the star of the Viennese …
Friedrich Mitterer (Werner Krauss) is the star of the Viennese Burg Theater. The eccentric and basically socio-phobic star. He has the prompter Sedlmayer (Hans Moser) take care of most of his social interactions. Even when he meets the young Leni (Hortense Raky) who finds really charming, he relies on Sedlmayer to establish contact. With these social skills, it's no wonder that he doesn't notice that Leni is head over heels for the aspiring actor Josef (Willy Eichberger). When Leni finds an invitation for the Baroness Seebach's (Olga Tschechowa) weekly party for the rich and famous at Mitterer's place, she steals it without thinking and gives it to Josef, setting quite a few things in motion.
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1915
O. W. Fischer
BirthApril 1915

O. W. Fischer

O. W. Fischer was born.
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