Franz Arnold

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Franz Arnold
Born 28 April 1878
Znin, Prussia, German Empire
Died 29 September 1960
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor, Writer

Franz Arnold (1878–1960) was a German actor and playwright. He frequently collaborated with Ernst Bach after their debut play The Spanish Fly was a hit.[1] He emigrated to Britain in 1933.

Plays by Arnold and Bach[edit]

  • The Spanish Fly (1913)
  • Die schwebende Jungfrau (1916)
  • Die Fahrt ins Glück (1916, Operetta, music by Jean Gilbert)
  • Die bessere Hälfte (1917)
  • Fräulein Puck (1919, Vaudeville, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Das Jubiläum (1920)
  • Zwangseinquartierung (1920)
  • Der keusche Lebemann (1921)
  • Die Königin der Nacht (1921, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Der kühne Schwimmer (1922)
  • Dolly (1923, Operetta, music by Hugo Hirsch)
  • Der Fürst von Pappenheim (1923, Operetta, music by Hugo Hirsch, English title: Toni)
  • Die vertagte Nacht (1924)
  • Der wahre Jakob (1924)
  • Die vertauschte Frau (1924, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Olly-Polly (1925, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Stöpsel (1926)
  • Hurra, ein Junge (1926)
  • Unter Geschäftsaufsicht (1927)
  • Arme Ritter (1928, Operetta, music by Walter Kollo)
  • Weekend im Paradies (1928)
  • Hulla Di Bulla (1929)

Plays by Franz Arnold[edit]

Arnold and Bach Filmography[edit]

Franz Arnold Filmography[edit]

  • Sein Scheidungsgrund (screenplay, with Max Jungk, 1931)
  • Da stimmt was nicht (1934)
  • Public Nuisance No. 1 (Story idea, 1936)
  • Bröllopsresan (1936, based on Da stimmt was nicht)
  • Skandal um Dodo (1959, based on Das öffentliche Ärgernis)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grange p.61

Bibliography[edit]

  • Grange, William. Historical Dictionary of German Literature to 1945. Scarecrow Press, 2010.

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