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Karl Freund

Cinematographer / Film Director / Screenwriter / Camera Operator | * 01/16/1890 († 79, 05/03/1969) | Königinhof, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Dvur Kralove, Czech Republic]
Karl W. Freund, A.S.C. (January 16, 1890 – May 3, 1969) was a German Bohemian and American cinematographer and film director. He is best known for photographing Metropolis (1927), Dracula (1931), and television's I Love Lucy (1951–1957). Freund was an innovator in the field of cinematography, often noted for pioneering the unchained camera technique. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Karl Freund

Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-And-White
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Movies with Karl Freund as Actor(1)

as LeBlanc - Art Dealer1924 Michael

Movies with Karl Freund as Crew(114)

Camera/Director of Photography1950 Montana
Camera/Director of Photography1950 Bright Leaf
Camera/Director of Photography1949 South of St. Louis
Camera/Director of Photography1948 Wallflower
Camera/Director of Photography1948 Key Largo
Camera/Director of Photography1948 The Decision of Christopher Blake
Camera/Director of Photography1946 Undercurrent
Camera/Director of Photography1946 A Letter for Evie
Camera/Director of Photography1946 Two Smart People
Camera/Director of Photography1945 Dangerous Partners
Camera/Director of Photography1945 Without Love
Camera/Director of Photography1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Crew/Cinematography1944 The Seventh Cross
Camera/Director of Photography1944 The Seventh Cross
Camera/Director of Photography1943 A Guy Named Joe
Camera/Director of Photography1943 Cry 'Havoc'
Camera/Director of Photography1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Camera/Director of Photography1942 Tortilla Flat
Camera/Director of Photography1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Camera/Director of Photography1940 Florian
Camera/Director of Photography1940 We Who Are Young
Camera/Director of Photography1940 Green Hell
Camera/Director of Photography1940 The Earl of Chicago
Camera/Camera Operator1940 Comrade X
Crew/Cinematography1940 Pride and Prejudice
Camera/Director of Photography1940 Pride and Prejudice
Camera/Director of Photography1939 Tail Spin
Camera/Director of Photography1939 Golden Boy
Camera/Director of Photography1939 Balalaika
Camera/Director of Photography1939 Rose of Washington Square
Camera/Director of Photography1938 Letter of Introduction
Camera/Director of Photography1938 Man-Proof
Camera/Director of Photography1938 Port of Seven Seas
Camera/Director of Photography1938 Three Comrades
Camera/Director of Photography1937 Parnell
Camera/Director of Photography1937 The Good Earth
Camera/Director of Photography1937 Conquest
Camera/Director of Photography1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Camera/Director of Photography1936 Camille
Directing/Director1935 Mad Love
Directing/Director1934 Gift of Gab
Directing/Director1934 Madame Spy
Directing/Director1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Directing/Director1934 I Give My Love
Directing/Director1933 Moonlight and Pretzels
Camera/Director of Photography1933 The Kiss Before the Mirror
Camera/Director of Photography1932 Back Street
Directing/Director1932 The Mummy
Camera/Director of Photography1932 Murders in the Rue Morgue
Camera/Director of Photography1931 Dracula
Directing/Director1931 Dracula
Directing/Co-Director1931 Dracula
Camera/Director of Photography1931 Up for Murder
Camera/Director of Photography1931 The Bad Sister
Camera/Director of Photography1931 Strictly Dishonorable
Camera/Director of Photography1930 All Quiet on the Western Front
Camera/Director of Photography1930 Sleeping Partners
Camera/Director of Photography1929 Fräulein Else
Camera/Director of Photography1928 A Knight in London
Camera/Director of Photography1927 Berlin: Symphony of a Great City
Production/Producer1927 Berlin: Symphony of a Great City
Camera/Director of Photography1927 Metropolis
Camera/Camera Operator1927 Metropolis
Camera/Director of Photography1926 Manon Lescaut
Production/Producer1926 Madame Wants No Children
Camera/Director of Photography1926 Tartuffe
Camera/Director of Photography1925 Variety
Camera/Director of Photography1924 The Last Laugh
Camera/Director of Photography1924 Michael
Camera/Director of Photography1924 The Finances of the Grand Duke
Camera/Director of Photography1922 Marizza
Camera/Director of Photography1922 The Burning Soil
Camera/Director of Photography1922 Lucrezia Borgia
Camera/Director of Photography1921 Torgus
Camera/Director of Photography1920 The Golem: How He Came into the World
Camera/Director of Photography1920 The Head of Janus
Camera/Director of Photography1920 Panic in the House of Ardon
Camera/Director of Photography1920 Satanas
Camera/Director of Photography1920 Der Bucklige und die Tänzerin
Camera/Director of Photography1920 The Spiders - The Diamond Ship
Camera/Director of Photography1919 The Arc
Camera/Director of Photography1919 Intoxication
Crew/Cinematography1919 The Spiders - The Golden Sea
Camera/Director of Photography1919 The Spiders - The Golden Sea
Camera/Director of Photography1919 Die Arche. 2. Teil: Die letzten Menschen
Camera/Director of Photography1919 Emerald of Death
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Gräfin Küchenfee
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Das Maskenfest des Lebens
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Die Dame, der Teufel und die Probiermamsell
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Das Geschlecht derer von Ringwall
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Die blaue Laterne
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Auf Probe gestellt
Camera/Director of Photography1918 Die Heimkehr des Odysseus
Camera/Director of Photography1917 Der Liebesbrief der Königin
Crew/Cinematography1917 Gefangene Seele
Camera/Director of Photography1917 Gefangene Seele
Camera/Director of Photography1917 The Giant's Fist
Camera/Director of Photography1917 Die Ehe der Luise Rohrbach
Camera/Director of Photography1917 Die Claudi vom Geiserhof
Camera/Director of Photography1917 Christa Hartungen
Camera/Director of Photography1916 The Man in the Mirror
Camera/Director of Photography1916 Das wandernde Licht
Camera/Director of Photography1916 Bummelstudenten
Camera/Camera Operator1916 Little Angel's Wedding
Camera/Director of Photography1916 The Robber Bride
Camera/Director of Photography1916 Frau Eva
Camera/Director of Photography1914 Zapata's Gang
Writing/Writer1914 Das Feuer
Camera/Director of Photography1914 A Venetian Night
Camera/Director of Photography1914 Little Angel
Camera/Director of Photography1914 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Camera/Director of Photography1913 The Film Prima Donna
Camera/Director of Photography1913 The Suffragette

Full Name: Karl Freund
Born: Thursday, 01/16 1890 (January) in Königinhof, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Dvur Kralove, Czech Republic]
Died: Saturday, 05/03 1969 (May) in Santa Monica (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: German (DE)
Other names for Karl Freund (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Carl Freund"
"Karl W. Freund"
"Karl Freund (Kameramann)"
Karl Freund frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (24x, Crew)
Rudolf Biebrach (22x, Actor)
Robert Wiene (20x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (17x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (15x, Crew)
Henny Porten (15x, Actress)
Urban Gad (12x, Crew)
Erich Pommer (10x, Crew)
Carl Laemmle Jr. (10x, Crew)
Herbert Stothart (10x, Crew)
F.W. Murnau (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:102986, Added: 06/23/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2023