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Bermann, Richard Arnold Pseudonym Arnold Höllriegel#

b. Vienna, April 27, 1883, d. Saratoga Springs (USA), Aug. 31, 1939, narrative writer and journalist. 1914-1918 war correspondent, then correspondent for the Berliner Tagblatt newspaper and contributions to Viennese newspapers. 1938 emigration to the USA (Yaddo artists' colony). Made his name with books about Hollywood's movie world and with historical novels; his novel "Jungle Boat" ("Das Urwaldschiff", 1927) where travel account and fiction are intermingled, earned him his greatest success.

Works#

Novels: Der Hofmeister, 1911; Die Erben Timurs, 1928; Du sollst Dir kein Bildnis machen, 1929; Die Derwischtrommel, 1931. - Screenplay: Lichter der Grossstadt, 1931. - Essay: Hollywood-Bilderbuch, 1927.

Literature#

E. Koch (ed.), Exil, Forschung, Erkenntnisse, Ergebnisse 2, 1984; H.-H. Mueller and B. Eckert, R. A. B. alias A. Hoellriegel, 1995.