8 May 1909|
|Died||25 February 1976
|Occupation||Film director, film editor|
After secondary school in Feldkirch, he entered to film industry and trained in film laboratory work. He became a film editor in 1930 and assistant director in 1935. His first film as director was Edelweißkönig, in 1938.
After the Second World War, he adopted the pseudonym Paul May. His greatest successes were Und ewig singen die Wälder (1959), Via Mala (1961) from the book by John Knittel, and Scotland Yard vs. Dr. Mabuse (1963) with Peter van Eyck. He also directed for television.
He directed more than forty films between 1935 and 1972.
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