Norbert Jacques

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Norbert Jacques
Norbert Jacques by Waldemar Flaig 1927.jpg
Born (1880-06-06)6 June 1880
Luxembourg-Eich, Luxembourg
Died 15 May 1954(1954-05-15) (aged 73)
Koblenz, West Germany
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1922–1954

Norbert Jacques (6 June 1880 – 15 May 1954) was a Luxembourgish novelist whom wrote in German, journalist and screenwriter. He was born in Luxembourg-Eich, Luxembourg and died in Koblenz, West Germany. He created the character Doctor Mabuse who was a feature of some of his novels, including "Mabuse's Colony". Jacques is known best for his work for German cinema. He is credited with writing the scripts for 16 films made between 1922 and 1990. In 1922 he received German citizenship.


  • Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler (1921)
  • Mabuses Kolonie (1930, fragment)
  • Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse (1932)

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