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Albert Bassermann is a Actor Allemand born on 7 september 1867 at Mannheim (German)

Albert Bassermann

Albert Bassermann
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Nationality German
Birth 7 september 1867 at Mannheim (German)
Death 15 may 1952 (at 84 years) at Zürich (Suisse)
Awards Iffland-Ring

Albert Bassermann (7 September 1867 – 15 May 1952) was a German stage and screen actor. He was married to Elsa Bassermann whom he frequently performed alongside.

Biography

Albert Bassermann débute à Mannheim en 1887 au théâtre, domaine où il sera très actif jusqu'en 1951. Après s'être produit au Meininger Hofftheater de Meiningen, entre 1891 et 1895, il s'installe à Berlin. Dans la capitale allemande, entre autres, il joue des pièces au Deutsches Theater de 1899 à 1904 (sous l'administration d'Otto Brahm ), puis de 1909 à 1915 (sous l'administration de Max Reinhardt) et, dans l'intervalle, de 1904 à 1909, au Lessing Theater. L'avènement du nazisme le décide en 1933 à s'installer en Suisse avec son épouse Else Bassermann née Schiff (1878-1961), actrice et scénariste, laquelle a des ascendances juives. Jusqu'en 1938, il poursuit sa carrière théâtrale dans son premier pays d'accueil (ainsi, au Schauspielhaus de Zurich), mais également aux Pays-Bas et en Autriche (notamment à Vienne, au Josefstadt Theater et au Volkstheater ).

En 1939, les époux Bassermann choisissent comme second pays d'adoption les États-Unis, où ils resteront jusqu'à la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Ils se produiront — une seule fois — à Broadway, dans la pièce Embezzled Heaven (1944-1945), aux côtés d'Ethel Barrymore. En 1946, ils reviennent en Europe, Albert Bassermann y terminant sa carrière au théâtre (l'ultime fois, à Berlin en 1951, au Schiller Theater). Soulignons ici qu'il avait reçu en 1911 l'Anneau de Iffland (Iffland-Ring ) — sans doute la consécration suprême pour un acteur de théâtre germanique —, que chaque détenteur du moment transmet, tel un "passage de flambleau", à un successeur "méritant" qu'il désigne.

Bassermann sera tout aussi actif au cinéma, jouant dans des films muets allemands dès 1913 (à noter que son épouse Else est sa partenaire — et scénariste — d'un certain nombre d'entre eux), puis dans quelques films parlants, jusqu'à son premier exil en Suisse. Il participe à un film français en 1938, avant de reprendre sa carrière cinématographique aux États-Unis, où il tourne à partir de 1940. Après son retour en Europe, il apparaît dans un dernier film — britannique — en 1948, Les Chaussons rouges. Observons que sa prestation dans le deuxième film américain d'Alfred Hitchcock en 1940, Correspondant 17, lui vaudra une nomination à l'Oscar du meilleur second rôle masculin.

Usually with

Hal B. Wallis
Hal B. Wallis
(5 films)
Max Steiner
Max Steiner
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Albert Bassermann (41 films)

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Actor

The Red Shoes, 2h14
Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Moira Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Robert Helpmann, Albert Bassermann, Ludmila Tcherina
Roles Sergei Ratov
Rating80% 4.0494154.0494154.0494154.0494154.049415
Victoria 'Vicky' Page (Moira Shearer) is a young, unknown dancer from an aristocratic background. At an after-ballet party, arranged by her aunt as a surreptitious audition, she meets Boris Lermontov (Anton Walbrook), the ruthless but charismatic impresario of the Ballet Lermontov. Lermontov takes her on as a student, where she is taught by, among others, Grisha Ljubov (Léonide Massine), the company's chief choreographer.
Escape Me Never, 1h44
Directed by Peter Godfrey, Peter Godfrey
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Gig Young, Reginald Denny, Albert Bassermann
Roles Professor Heinrich
Rating60% 3.002983.002983.002983.002983.00298
The story takes place in Venice at the turn of the 20th century. A young composer by the name of Caryl Dubrok (Gig Young) has a love affair with wealthy English heiress, Fenella MacLean (Eleanor Parker), until her parents by mistake start believing that Caryl is living with young widow Gemma Smith (Ida Lupino) and her infant baby.
The Private Affairs of Bel Ami, 1h47
Directed by Robert Aldrich, Albert Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, Ann Dvorak, John Carradine, Warren William, Susan Douglas Rubes
Roles Jacques Rival
Rating66% 3.345153.345153.345153.345153.34515
Paris, en 1880. Georges Duroy retrouve un ami, journaliste politique à La Vie française, Charles Forestier. Ils dînent ensemble chez le directeur du journal, Monsieur Walter. Ce dernier embauche Duroy qui prend des conseils d'écriture auprès de son ami. Celui-ci l'oriente vers sa femme, Madeleine, qui s'avère être le véritable auteur des articles du journaliste, ce dont se rend vite compte Duroy. Désormais surnommé "Bel Ami", Georges devient l'amant de Clotilde de Marelle, rencontrée au dîner, qui comprend vite qu'il est un séducteur. Après le décès de Charles Forestier atteint de tuberculose, Georges épouse sa veuve et profite à son tour de ses talents de chroniqueuse.
Rhapsody in Blue, 2h15
Directed by Irving Rapper
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about classical music and musicians, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Hazel Scott, Julie Bishop, Charles Coburn
Roles Prof. Franck
Rating69% 3.494643.494643.494643.494643.49464
La relation tumultueuse du compositeur George Gershwin avec la chanteuse Julie Adams.
The Captain from Köpenick, 1h11
Directed by Richard Oswald
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Albert Bassermann, Mary Brian, Eric Blore, Herman Bing, George Chandler, Luis Alberni
Roles Wilhelm Voight, a Shoemaker
Rating73% 3.6617653.6617653.6617653.6617653.661765
Shoemaker Wilhelm Voigt is released from prison after many years of hard labor. His freedom is new to him and, as he tries to navigate this strange new world, he promptly finds himself in the midst of a Prussian catch-22: To get a residence permit (passport), he must have a job, but he can only get a job if he has a residence permit. No one in the Prussian-German bureaucracy feels compelled to help him, everything must go by the book. To escape this vicious circle, out of desperation Voigt breaks into a police station to forge the much needed permit.
Madame Curie, 2h4
Directed by Harry Beaumont, Mervyn LeRoy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Actors Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Henry Travers, Albert Bassermann, C. Aubrey Smith, May Whitty
Roles Professor Jean Perot
Rating71% 3.5979253.5979253.5979253.5979253.597925
Marie Sklodowska (Greer Garson) is a poor, idealistic student living in Paris and studying at the Sorbonne. She neglects her health and one day faints during class. Her tutor, Prof. Perot (Albert Bassermann) is sympathetic and, finding that she has no friends or family in Paris, invites her to a soirée his wife is throwing for a "few friends" (primarily professors and their wives). Among the many guests is physicist Pierre Curie (Walter Pidgeon), an extremely shy and absentminded man completely devoted to his work. He allows Marie to share his lab and finds that she is a gifted scientist. Appalled that she plans on returning to Poland to teach after graduation, rather than devoting her life to further study, he takes her to visit his family in their country home. Marie and Pierre both tend to concentrate on science to the extent that they don't realize until the last minute they have fallen in love. Even when Pierre asks Marie to be his wife, he does so in terms of reason, logic and chemistry.
Since You Went Away, 2h57
Directed by Edward F. Cline, John Cromwell, Tay Garnett, David Selznick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple, Joseph Cotten, Monty Woolley, Lionel Barrymore
Roles Dr. Sigmund Gottlieb Golden
Rating74% 3.744873.744873.744873.744873.74487
Anne Hilton (Claudette Colbert) is an upper-middle-class housewife living in a Midwestern town near a military base with her two teenage daughters, Jane (Jennifer Jones) and Bridget "Brig" (Shirley Temple). Anne's beloved husband Tim Hilton - seen only in photographs - is the father of Jane and Brig, has volunteered for U.S. Army service in World War II. As the film begins in January 1943, Anne has just returned from seeing her husband off to Camp Claiborne, and she and her daughters must adjust to the absence of Tim and make other sacrifices for the war effort, including food rationing; planting a victory garden; giving up the services of their loyal maid Fidelia (Hattie McDaniel) who nevertheless offers to continue working part time for the Hiltons while foregoing wages; and taking in a boarder, the curmudgeonly retired Colonel Smollett (Monty Woolley). When the Hiltons travel by train in a failed attempt to see Tim one last time before he ships out, they encounter or travel with many other people whose lives have been affected by the war, and they end up not getting to see Tim because their train is delayed to allow a defense supply train to go through first. In contrast, the Hiltons' socialite neighbor Emily Hawkins (Agnes Moorehead) complains about the inconveniences caused by the war and engages in unsupportive behaviors such as hoarding food and criticizing the Hiltons' efforts.
The Shanghai Gesture, 1h39
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature, Ona Munson, Albert Bassermann, Phyllis Brooks
Roles Van Elst
Rating65% 3.2967853.2967853.2967853.2967853.296785
Gigolo "Doctor" Omar (Victor Mature) bribes the Shanghai police not to jail the broke American showgirl Dixie Pomeroy (Phyllis Brooks); he invites her to seek a job at the casino owned by Dragon-lady "Mother" Gin Sling (Ona Munson), his boss.
Fly-By-Night, 1h14
Directed by Robert Siodmak
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Richard Carlson, Nancy Kelly, Albert Bassermann, Miles Mander, Edward Gargan, Walter Kingsford
Roles Dr. Storm
Rating64% 3.242923.242923.242923.242923.24292
Geoffrey Burton, interne en médecine, se fait prendre en otage par un évadé d'asile. Ce dernier est assassiné et le docteur Burton est accusé du meurtre. Il s'échappe et emmène dans sa fuite sa voisine de chambre d'hôtel.
Once Upon a Honeymoon, 1h57
Directed by Leo McCarey, James Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Walter Slezak, Albert Dekker, Albert Bassermann, Ferike Boros
Roles General Borelski
Rating64% 3.248573.248573.248573.248573.24857
In the days leading up to World War II, Katie O'Hara (Ginger Rogers), an American burlesque performer masquerading as American socialite "Katherine Butt-Smith", pronounced byüt-smith, is about to marry Austrian Baron Von Luber (Walter Slezak). Foreign correspondent Pat O'Toole (Cary Grant) suspects Von Luber of being a Nazi sympathizer and tries unsuccessfully to get information from Katie by deceit, but is warned off by Von Luber.
Reunion in France, 1h44
Directed by Jules Dassin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents, Histoire de France, L'Occupation allemande en France
Actors Joan Crawford, John Wayne, Philip Dorn, Reginald Owen, Albert Bassermann, John Carradine
Roles Hugo Schroeder
Rating63% 3.150083.150083.150083.150083.15008
1940 in Paris, Michele de la Becque (Joan Crawford) is a career woman in love with industrial designer Robert Cortot (Philip Dorn). Together they enjoy a luxurious lifestyle unfazed by the approach of World War II. After the Battle of France and subsequent German occupation, Michele discovers her lover is socializing with German officers and his plants are manufacturing weapons for them. She confronts him and he does not deny her evidence. She is outraged. She aids a downed American in the Eagle Squadron of the Royal Air Force bomber pilot Pat Talbot (John Wayne) from Pennsylvania and finds herself falling in love with him. Later, she discovers Cortot is turning out defective weapons for the Germans and organizing a French fighting force. Michele is happily reunited with Cortot.
Desperate Journey, 1h47
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan, Raymond Massey, John Arthur Kennedy, Nancy Coleman, Ronald Sinclair
Roles Dr. Mather
Rating68% 3.44553.44553.44553.44553.4455
Assigned to bomb a German railway, Flight Lt. Terrence Forbes (Errol Flynn) presses home an attack but flies too low and the RAF bomber is shot down near the former Polish border. Along with his crew, consisting of Flying Officer Johnny Hammond (Ronald Reagan), Flight Sergeant Kirk Edwards (Alan Hale, Sr.), Flying Officer Jed Forrest (Arthur Kennedy) and Flight Sergeant Lloyd Hollis (Ronald Sinclair) who is wounded, they are captured by the Germans.
Invisible Agent, 1h21
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, War, Comedy, Adventure, Spy, Horror, Romance
Themes Spy films, Politique, Films based on science fiction novels, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Political films, Documentary films about World War II, Invisibilité
Actors Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke, Albert Bassermann, J. Edward Bromberg
Roles Arnold Schmidt
Rating60% 3.001693.001693.001693.001693.00169
The grandson of Dr. Jack Griffin, the original invisible man, has emigrated to the United States and now runs a print shop in Manhattan under the assumed name of Frank Raymond (Jon Hall). In his shop he is confronted by four armed men who reveal that they know his true identity. One of the men, Conrad Stauffer (Cedric Hardwicke), is a lieutenant general of the S.S., while a second, Baron Ikito (Peter Lorre), is Japanese. They offer to pay for the invisibility formula and threaten amputation if it is not revealed. Griffin manages to escape with the formula in his hands.