|Born||2 October 1884
Halberstadt, Saxony-Anhalt, German Empire
|Died||18 February 1973 (aged 88)
London, England United Kingdom
|Other names||Moritz Myrthenzweig|
|Occupation||screenwriter, actor, producer, director|
|Years active||1910 - 1935|
Max Mack (1884–1973) was a German screenwriter, film producer and director during the Silent era. He is particularly known for his 1913 film The Other. During the 1910s he directed nearly a hundred of films in a variety of different genres.
Born as Moritz Myrthenzweig in Halberstadt, the Jewish Mack later forced to emigrate to escape Nazism, and settled in the United Kingdom. His final film was the 1935 quota quickie Be Careful, Mr. Smith.
- The Other (1913)
- The Blue Mouse (1913)
- Where Is Coletti? (1913)
- Robert and Bertram (1915)
- Quarantäne (1923)
- Father Voss (1925)
- The Uninvited Guest (1925)
- The Girl with a Patron (1925)
- The Wooing of Eve (1926)
- Fight of the Tertia (1929)
- Only on the Rhine (1930)
- A Thousand for One Night (1933)
- Be Careful, Mr. Smith (1935)
- Elsaesser & Wedel p.205
- Elsaesser, Thomas & Wedel, Michael. A Second Life: German Cinema's First Decades. Amsterdam University Press, 1996.
- Ragowski, Christian. The Many Faces of Weimar Cinema: Rediscovering Germany's Filmic Legacy. Camden House, 2010.
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