Kindly Help Identify LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

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Kindly Help Identify LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

PostTue Jan 15, 2013 12:01 pm

Lothar Wolff, was an editor (The Last Will of Dr. Mabuse, Baroud, The March of Time series...),
assistant director (The Squeeker, Meet the Sister ...) ,
and producer (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, Man on a String ....)
imdb, on the ball as always, gave Mr. Wolff two separate niches within its walls
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0938281/ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0937852/

The images in this thread are of items almost entirely from Mr. Wolff's estate.
Any help in translating the letters and inscriptions, or in identifying the faces and films, would be welcomed.
The eagle-eyed will observe, among the coming posts, photos of such Wolff pack pals as Cuddles,
directors Pabst, Ingram, Fejos, and Lamac, and Louise Brooks.
(Some images -thanks very much-were identified in another thread)

Ian Elliot wrote:I think the fellow carting around Anny Ondra in the first shot is Czech comedy star Jindrich Plachta.
March of Time's Louis de Rochemont, Mr Wolff, and in the middle, Mr. Orchard

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Bob Birchard wrote:The shot of the two guys with the camera about halfway down on the scrapbook pages--the guy with the glasses behind the camera is G. W. Pabst.

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Jay Salsberg wrote:S Z Szakall


Jay Salsberg wrote:Karel Lamac Leni Riefenstahl Thea von Harbou Luis Trenker G. W. Pabst

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Bob Birchard wrote: The photo of Rex Ingram in Arab garb is in costume for "Baroud"
Jay Salsberg wrote: Rex Ingram
Rex Ingram in Arab getup....

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Jay Salsberg wrote: Truus van Aalten

Jay Salsberg wrote: Paul Fejos


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LOTHAR WOLFF and LOUISE BROOKS

PostWed Jan 23, 2013 8:09 am

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Re: Kindly Help Identify the Earthly Remains of LOTHAR WOLFF

PostWed Jan 23, 2013 8:13 am

Nice beard on Thea von Harbou.
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Re: Kindly Help Identify the Earthly Remains of LOTHAR WOLFF

PostWed Jan 23, 2013 9:38 am

Well, there's Leni Riesenthal, G. W. Pabst, Rex Ingram in Arab getup, Paul Fejos, Thea von Harbou. Not good with German.
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Re: Kindly Help Identify LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

PostWed Jan 23, 2013 7:22 pm

I think the fellow carting around Anny Ondra in the first shot is Czech comedy star Jindrich Plachta.
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Re: Kindly Help Identify LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

PostThu Jan 24, 2013 8:17 am

S Z Szakall
Karel Lamac
Leni Riefenstahl
G W Pabst
Rex Ingram
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Thea von Harbou
Luis Trenker
Truus van Aalten
Paul Fejos
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LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

PostFri Jan 25, 2013 10:15 am


Any idea on the films, or people?
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Proof (below), once again, of the forensic skills of I. Elliot
Ian Elliot wrote:Last two stills are during production of EINE FREUNDIN SO GOLDIG WIE DU (1930).
Ladies in the top image are Anny Ondra and Adele Sandrock;
in the second, Felix Bressart is the man in the glasses and wing collar,
director Karel Lamac grinning next to him, and then
Andre Pilot, all in white, standing.
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Re: Kindly Help Identify LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

PostFri Jan 25, 2013 12:01 pm

The shot of the two guys with the camera about halfway down on the scrapbook pages--the guy with the glasses behind the camera is G. W. Pabst.

The photo of Rex Ingram in Arab garb is in costume for "Baroud"
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Re: Kindly Help Identify LOTHAR WOLFF 's Friends & Films

PostFri Jan 25, 2013 8:27 pm

Last two stills are during production of EINE FREUNDIN SO GOLDIG WIE DU (1930). Ladies in the top image are Anny Ondra and Adele Sandrock; in the second, Felix Bressart is the man in the glasses and wing collar, director Karel Lamac grinning next to him, and then Andre Pilot, all in white, standing.

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