Person - Baky, Josef Von (1902-1966)

Baky, Josef Von (1902-1966)

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Person

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Baky, Josef Von (1902-1966)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

1902-03-23 - Múnich (Baviera, Alemania)  1966-07-28

History:

Josef Von Baky was a Hungarian film director.

He began working in Berlin in the show business as assistant of Géza Von Bolváry. He made as director or producer more than 48 movies. His most famous one is "Münchhausen" (1943), where tries to avoid the politic of his time through fantasy and comedy. This movie was requested by the nazi propaganda Minister Goebbels to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UFA (Universum Film AG) and to compete withe the Hollywood productions. Other popular movies were "Two times Lotte" (1950) or "The man who sold himself" (1959).

He died the 28th July 1996 in Munich at the age of 64.

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Domicile:

Germany in 1927

Lugar de Defunción:

Múnich (Baviera, Alemania) in 1966-07-28

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IMDb

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España

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