Saturday, February 8, 2014

Remembering Paul Martin

Paul A. Martin was born on February 8, 1889 in Koloszvár, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary. He was a Hungarian film director and screenwriter who worked for many years in the German film industry. He directed 60 films between 1932 and 1967. Martin was romantically involved with the film star Lilian Harvey and directed her in a number of films until he left her in 1938 for and actress Frauke Lauterbach. They made one final film Woman at the Wheel (1939) together during the filming of which their relationship remained cold.
Martin directed two Euro-westerns: “Massacre at Marble City” (1964) starring Brad Harris and Mario Adorf and “County Bobby, the Terror of the West” (1965) starring Peter Alexander and
Olga Schoberová.
Paul was also a producer, production manager, assistant director, screenwriter and cameraman.
Martin died on January 26, 1967 In West Berlin, Germany.
Today we remember Paul Martin on what would have been his 125th birthday. 

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