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Carl Zuckmayer (1896–1977)

Carl Zuckmayer was born on December 27, 1896 in Nackenheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He is known for his work on The Captain from Köpenick (1956), The Blue Angel (1930) and A Love Story (1954). He was married to Alice von Hardan and Annemarie Ganz. He died on January 18, 1977 in Saas-Fee, Valais, Switzerland. See full bio »

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 2005 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie) (play)
 2001 Der hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie)
 1997 Des Teufels General (TV Movie) (play)
 1997 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie) (play)
 1991 Herzlichst, Heinz Rühmann (TV Series short) (novel - 1 episode)
- Carl Zuckmayer: Lob der Spatzen (1991) ... (novel)
 1987 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Reise durch die Nacht (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Der fröhliche Weinberg (TV Movie)
 1978 Der fröhliche Weinberg (TV Movie)
 1976 Als wär's ein Stück von mir (TV Movie)
 1976 Die Fastnachtsbeichte (TV Movie) (novel 'Die Fastnachtsbeichte')
 1975 Performance (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Captain of Kopenick (1975) ... (play)
 1973 Katharina Knie (TV Movie)
 1969 Rembrandt (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 So war Mama (TV Movie) (translation)
 1968 Schinderhannes (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Kranichtanz (TV Short)
 1964 Katharina Knie - Ein Seiltänzerstück (TV Movie) (play)
 1962/II So war Mama (TV Movie) (adaption)
 1962/I So war Mama (TV Movie) (translation)
 1961 Der fröhliche Weinberg (TV Movie)
 1960 Der Hauptmann von Köpenick (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Die Fastnachtsbeichte (novel)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (play "Des Teufels General" - 1 episode)
- Summer Theatre: The Devil's General (1960) ... (play "Des Teufels General")
 1959 Herbert Engelmann (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1959 The Blue Angel (as Karl Zuckmayer, 1930 screenplay Der Blaue Engel)
 1959 Het koude licht (TV Movie) (play "Das kalte Licht")
 1958 Duel in the Forest (play)
 1958 Frauensee (novel "Ein Sommer in Österreich")
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Captain of Koepenick (1958) ... (play)
 1957 Schinderhannes (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 The Captain from Köpenick (play 'Der Hauptmann von Köpenick') / (screenplay)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1956) (play "Des Teufels General" - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Cold Light (1956) ... (play)
- The Devil's General (1955) ... (play "Des Teufels General")
 1956 The Girl from Flanders (novella "Engele von Loewen")
 1955 Die Unvergessliche (TV Movie) (translation)
 1955 Das kalte Licht (TV Movie) (novel)
 1955 The Devil's General (play)
 1955 Herr über Leben und Tod (novella)
 1954 A Love Story (novella) / (screenplay collaboration)
 1953 Die Jungfrau auf dem Dach (German dialogue)
 1952 The Grapes Are Ripe (play) / (screenplay)
 1951 Decision Before Dawn (dialogue - uncredited)
 1950 Der Seelenbräu (story)
 1948 After the Storm (novella)
 1945 I Was a Criminal (screen version Der Hauptmann von Köpenick)
 1940 Sarajevo (scenario)
 1939 Wilton's Zoo (writer)
 1936 Rembrandt (film play)
 1931 The Captain from Köpenick (play) / (screenplay)
 1931/I Trapeze (dialogues)
 1930 The Blue Angel (written by)
 1929 Katharina Knie (play)
 1928 The Prince of Rogues (play) / (screenplay)
 1927 Der fröhliche Weinberg (manuscript) / (play)
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Other Works:

His play, "The Captain of Kopenick," was performed in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Paul Scofield (first role in the National Theatre), Jim Dale, Denis Quilley, John Moffatt, Benjamin Whitrow, Gerald James, Michael Turner, David Ryall, Bill Fraser, William Hobbs, Riggs O'Hara, ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Karl Zuckmayer

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Received numerous awards such as the Georg Büchner Prize (1929), the Goethe Prize (1955), Germany's Cross of Merit with star (1955) and the Order Pour le Mérite (1966). See more »

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