Alfred Abel

Alfred Peter Abel (12 March 1879 – 12 December 1937) was a German film actor, director, and producer.wikipedia
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Metropolis (1927 film)

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His best-known performance was as Joh Fredersen in Fritz Lang's 1927 film, Metropolis.
Written by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge and Brigitte Helm.

Phantom (1922 film)

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Abel's more notable silent film roles include his performances as "Lorenz Lubota" in Phantom (1922), as "Count Graf Told" in Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922), as "Gaston" in Die Flamme (1923), and as "Alphonse Gunderman" in the French film, L'Argent (1928).
Lorenz Lubota (Alfred Abel), is a clerk in a minor government office, an aspiring poet, and a member of a family headed by a worrisome mother who has a tense relationship with a daughter, Melanie, whom the mother believes works as a prostitute.

Dr. Mabuse the Gambler

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Abel's more notable silent film roles include his performances as "Lorenz Lubota" in Phantom (1922), as "Count Graf Told" in Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922), as "Gaston" in Die Flamme (1923), and as "Alphonse Gunderman" in the French film, L'Argent (1928).

Friedhof Heerstraße

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He was buried in the Friedhof Heerstraße cemetery in Berlin.

Mary (1931 film)

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Abel played the starring role of Sir John Menier in Alfred Hitchcock's Mary (1931), the German version of the Hitchcock’s Murder! (1930).
The film is based on the book Enter Sir John by Clemence Dane and Helen Simpson, and stars Alfred Abel and Olga Tschechowa.

The Silent Mill

The Silent Mill or The Story of the Silent Mill (German: Die Geschichte der stillen Mühle) is a 1914 German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Alfred Abel, Ferdinand Bonn and Robert Valberg.

The Confessions of the Green Mask

The Confessions of the Green Mask (German: Das Geständnis der grünen Maske) is a 1916 German silent film directed by Max Mack and starring Alfred Abel and Reinhold Schünzel.

Laugh Bajazzo

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Laugh Bajazzo (German: Lache Bajazzo) is a 1915 German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Rudolph Schildkraut, Alfred Abel and Hanni Weisse.

The False Dimitri (film)

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The False Dimitri (Der falsche Dimitri) is a 1922 German silent historical film directed by Hans Steinhoff and starring Alfred Abel, Agnes Straub and Eugen Klöpfer.

The Vice (film)

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The Vice (German: Das Laster) is a 1915 German silent drama film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Alfred Abel, Rosa Valetti and Arthur Wellin.

The Lady, the Devil and the Model

The Lady, the Devil and the Model (German: Die Dame, der Teufel und die Probiermamsell) is a 1918 German silent drama film directed by Rudolf Biebrach and starring Henny Porten, Alfred Abel and Eugen Rex.

Max Reinhardt

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He continued acting in numerous theaters in the Lucerne canton, until he finally moved on to perform at the Baranowsky Theater in Berlin under the direction of Max Reinhardt. That same year, he made his screen debut playing the lead role of "Anselmus Aselmeyer" in Max Reinhardt's silent movie, Eine Venezianische Nacht, Abel acted in over one hundred silent films by renowned directors including Ernst Lubitsch, F. W. Murnau, and Richard Oswald, and alongside such famous silent film stars as Pola Negri, Henny Porten, Jenny Jugo, and Asta Nielsen.
Maria Carmi played the bride, Alfred Abel the young stranger, and Ernst Matray Anselmus and Pipistrello.

Intoxication (film)

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Intoxication (German: Rausch) is a 1919 German silent drama film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Asta Nielsen, Alfred Abel and Karl Meinhardt.

Wandering Souls

Wandering Souls (German: Irrende Seelen) is a 1921 German silent drama film directed by Carl Froelich and starring Asta Nielsen, Alfred Abel and Walter Janssen.

The Black Count (film)

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The Black Count (Der schwarze Graf) is a 1920 German silent film directed by Otz Tollen and starring Olga Engl, Alfred Abel and Rudolf Klein-Rogge.

Bigamy (1922 film)

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Bigamy (German: Bigamie) is a 1922 German silent drama film directed by Rudolf Walther-Fein and starring Alfred Abel, Margit Barnay and Reinhold Schünzel.

Max Schreck

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There were rumours at the time of the 1922 film Nosferatu and for many years afterwards that Max Schreck, who played the vampire, did not actually exist and was a pseudonym for Abel.
There were rumours at the time of Nosferatu and for many years afterwards that Schreck did not actually exist and was a pseudonym for the well-known actor Alfred Abel.

Pola Negri

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That same year, he made his screen debut playing the lead role of "Anselmus Aselmeyer" in Max Reinhardt's silent movie, Eine Venezianische Nacht, Abel acted in over one hundred silent films by renowned directors including Ernst Lubitsch, F. W. Murnau, and Richard Oswald, and alongside such famous silent film stars as Pola Negri, Henny Porten, Jenny Jugo, and Asta Nielsen.

My Wife's Diary

My Wife's Diary (German: Tagebuch meiner Frau) is a 1920 German silent drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Alfred Abel and Heinrich Schroth.

The House of Molitor

The House of Molitor (German: Das Haus Molitor) is a 1922 Austrian silent film directed by Hans Karl Breslauer and starring Alfred Abel, Anny Miletty and Magda Unger.

The Grand Duke's Finances

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The Woman Without a Soul

The Woman Without a Soul (Die Frau ohne Seele) is a 1920 German silent film directed by Léo Lasko and starring Edith Meller, Werner Krauss and Alfred Abel.

Dudu, a Human Destiny

Dudu, a Human Destiny (Dudu, ein Menschenschicksal) is a 1924 German silent film directed by Rudolf Meinert and starring Alfred Abel, Robert Garrison and Maly Delschaft.

Playing with Destiny

Playing with Destiny (Das Spiel mit dem Schicksal) is a 1924 German silent film directed by Siegfried Philippi and starring Alfred Abel, Sascha Gura and Claire Rommer.

Nights of Terror (1921 film)

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Nights of Terror (German: Grausige Nächte) is a 1921 German silent horror film directed by Lupu Pick and starring Edith Posca, Alfred Abel and Arnold Korff.