The uninhibited sensuality depicted by the film led to censorship problems in many countries. With the coming of sound, Atlantic , made in German and English, proved a considerable version of the Titanic story. But the two British sound films that followed suffered from weak acting that belied the striking sets. Two more films were made in Germany before he found himself a Jewish refugee in Hollywood.
E.A. Dupont - Director
Here his career was uneven. Factory-produced B pictures gave him no scope for his talents.
Dupont was dismissed for slapping a Dead End Kid who was mocking his foreign accent. This humiliating experience played havoc with his morose and withdrawn personality.
He became a film publicist, a talent agent, and wrote some scripts. He returned in to direct The Scarf , a film of some merit for United Artists. Dupont also dabbled in television.
He wrote the script for a film on Richard Wagner that was directed by his former protege William Dieterle in In December of the same year he died of cancer in Los Angeles. A sad case.
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Dupont," in Film Dope London , January The second edition has been revised and updated to include the most recent research of each composer and additional musical examples. Routledge Bolero Ozon. German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century. Franz Schubert The Lied Transformed. Confirmed with Ferdinand Avenarius, Stimmen und Bilder. Authorship by Ferdinand Avenarius - , "Der Seelchenbaum" [ author's text checked 1 time ].
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