Akos Farkas (cinematographer)

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Akos Farkas
Born9 September 1898
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Died2 February 1971
United States
Years active1923-1954

Akos Farkas (1898–1971) was a Hungarian-born cinematographer who worked in a number of different countries including Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Canada and the United States. He worked on more than thirty films during his career including Frederic Zelnik's The Forester's Daughter (1931)[1] Because of his Jewish heritage, Farkas had to leave Germany following the Nazi takeover in 1933.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Klossner p.146


  • Klossner, Michael. The Europe of 1500-1815 on Film and Television. McFarland & Co., 2002.
  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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