Gustav Machatý

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Gustav Machatý
Born (1901-05-09)9 May 1901
Prague, Austria-Hungary
Died 13 December 1963(1963-12-13) (aged 62)
Munich, West Germany
Other names Gustav Machaty
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1919 - 1955

Gustav Machatý (9 May 1901 – 13 December 1963) was a Czech film director, screenwriter and actor. He directed 17 films between 1919 and 1955, including Ecstasy (1933). He also was the screenplay writer for 10 films between 1920 and 1955.

He was born in Prague, and died in Munich, West Germany, where he emigrated after World War II and worked as a teacher in a film school.

Directorial filmography[edit]

  • Teddy by kouril (1919)
  • Kreutzerova sonáta (Kreutzer Sonata, 1927)
  • Svejk v civilu (1927)
  • Schwejk in Zivil (1928)
  • Erotikon (1929)
  • From Saturday to Sunday (1931)
  • Naceradec, král kibicu (1931)
  • Ecstasy (1933)
  • Nocturno (1934)
  • Ballerine (1936)
  • The Good Earth (1937) uncredited
  • Madame X (1937) uncredited
  • Conquest (1937) uncredited
  • Born Reckless (1937) uncredited
  • The Wrong Way Out (1938)
  • Within the Law (1939)
  • Jealousy (1945)
  • Suchkind 312 (1955)

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