Eugen Burg

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Eugen Burg, c. 1920

Eugen Burg (6 January 1871 – 17 April 1944) was a German actor. His daughter was Hansi Burg. Burg was a close friend of the actor Hans Albers.[1]

Burg was born Eugen Hirschburg into a Jewish family, but later converted to Protestantism.[2] He was banished from the film industry when the Nazi Party came to power in Germany. He later died in Theresienstadt concentration camp.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Kosta p.175
  2. ^ Kosta p.175
  3. ^ Cyranos


  • Hardt, Ursula. From Caligari to California: Erich Pommer's Life in the International Film Wars. Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Kosta, Barbara. Willing Seduction: The Blue Angel, Marlene Dietrich, and Mass Culture. Berghahn Books, 2009
  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2007.

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