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      Edgar G. Ulmer

      Edgar G. Ulmer

      Highest Rated: 100% The Man From Planet X (1951)

      Lowest Rated: 33% Moon Over Harlem (1939)

      Birthday: Sep 17, 1904

      Birthplace: Olmütz, Moravia, Austria-Hungary

      Prolific director of relatively minor fare who nevertheless created a wide assortment of odd, low-budget gems. Originally a stage actor and set designer, Ulmer did his first film work as an art director as early as 1919, became an assistant to theater impresario Max Reinhardt and crossed the Atlantic several times, working in both theater and film. After serving as F.W. Murnau's assistant for six years, he made his feature debut in Germany, co-directing with Robert Siodmak the landmark documentary-style slice-of-life drama, "People on Sunday" (1929).

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      CARNEGIE HALL, Edgar G. Ulmer directing Artur Rubenstein, on set, 1947 THE STRANGE WOMAN, director Edgar G. Ulmer, Jo Ann Marlowe on set, 1946

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cavern Director - 1965
      67% 31% Beyond the Time Barrier Director - 1960
      No Score Yet 38% Hannibal Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1960
      33% 16% The Amazing Transparent Man Director - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Naked Venus Director - 1959
      No Score Yet 62% Daughter of Dr. Jekyll Director - 1957
      No Score Yet 67% The Naked Dawn Director - 1955
      100% 43% Murder Is My Beat Director - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Loves of Three Queens Director - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Babes in Bagdad Director - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet St. Benny the Dip Director - 1951
      100% 38% The Man From Planet X Director - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pirates of Capri Director - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Captain Sirocco Director - 1949
      100% 43% Ruthless Director - 1948
      No Score Yet 40% Carnegie Hall Director - 1947
      No Score Yet 60% Her Sister's Secret Director - 1946
      40% 50% The Strange Woman Director - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wife of Monte Cristo Director,
      Writer
      - 1946
      98% 77% Detour Director $12.2K 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Club Havana Director - 1945
      86% 36% Strange Illusion Director - 1945
      100% 38% Bluebeard Director - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jive Junction Director - 1944
      No Score Yet 29% Monsoon Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Girls in Chains Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Son, the Hero Director - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tomorrow We Live Director - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet American Matchmaker Director,
      Producer,
      Cinematographer
      - 1940
      33% No Score Yet Moon Over Harlem Director - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Light Ahead Director,
      Writer
      - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Singing Blacksmith Director - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Damaged Lives Director - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Fields Director - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thunder Over Texas Director - 1934
      89% 69% The Black Cat Director,
      Writer
      - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Afraid to Talk Art Director - 1932
      No Score Yet 28% The Secret Six Production Design - 1931
      100% 78% People on Sunday Director,
      Producer
      - 1930
      63% 82% City Girl Production Design - 1930
      97% 92% Metropolis Set Designer $1.2M 1927
      No Score Yet 23% The Finances of the Grand Duke Production Design - 1924
      100% 88% The Last Laugh Production Design - 1924
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Merry-Go-Round Art Director - 1923