Lothar Mendes

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Lothar Mendes (19 May 1894 – 25 February 1974) was a German screenwriter and film director.[1] His best-known work was the film Jew Süss (1934).[2]

Personal life[edit]

From 1926 to 1928, Mendes was married to British-born American actress Dorothy Mackaill. The marriage ended in divorce.

He was born in Berlin and died in London.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Lothar Mendes profile
  2. ^ Hans-Michael Bock; Tim Bergfelder (30 December 2009). The concise Cinegraph: encyclopaedia of German cinema. Berghahn Books. p. 319. ISBN 978-1-57181-655-9. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 

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