Leopold Jessner

Leopold Jessner German


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Leopold Jessner passed away on 13th Dec 1945 aged 67.


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First Name Leopold
Last Name Jessner
Birthday 3rd March, 1878
Died 13th December, 1945
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality German

Leopold Jessner (3 March 1878–13 December 1945) was a noted producer and director of German Expressionist theater and cinema. His first film, Hintertreppe (1921), is considered a major turning point which paved the way for the later German Expressionist experiments of German filmmakers F.W. Murnau, Fritz Lang, and G.W. Pabst.

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