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Siegfried Kracauer (1889–1966)

Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966) was a German sociologist, historian, philosopher, cultural critic, film theorist, architect, novelist and journalist. He wrote the first empirical study in German sociology and is known as the founding father of the sociology of film. Born in 1889 in Frankfurt am Main, Kracauer first studied architecture from 1907 to ... See full bio »


(age 77) in New York, USA

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 1996 Fenster zum Hof (Documentary short) (dedicatee)
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 1992 Die UFA (Documentary)

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Book: "From Caligari to Hitler". NOTE: Filmed as From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses (2014). See more »

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