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Forst, Willi#

actually Wilhelm Anton Frohs


b. Vienna, April 7, 1903, d. Vienna, Aug. 11, 1980, film author, film producer, film director and film actor. Embarked on his film career through A. Kolowrat-Krakowsky. Among others, F. discovered P. Wessely and H. Krahl. Established and decisively influenced the genre of the Viennese musical film.

Works#

Films: Leise flehen meine Lieder, 1933; Maskerade, 1934; Burgtheater, 1936; Bel Ami, 1939; Operette, 1940; Wr. Blut, 1942; Wr. Maedeln, 1945; Die Suenderin, 1950; Im Weissen Roessl, 1952. - Film magazine "Der Film", 1946-49 (ed.).

Literature#

R. Dachs, W. F., 1986; K. Burghardt, Werk, Skandal, Exempel, 1996.