Weitere Namen
József Báky (Geburtsname)
Director, Assistant director, Producer
Zombor, Österreich-Ungarn (heute Sombor, Serbien) München

Biography

Josef von Baky was born in 1902 in Hungary and died in 1966 in Munich. After his schooling, he worked as a film projectionist before founding his own distribution company with his father, owner of the Urania cinema in Budapest. In 1927, he moved to Berlin where he made the acquaintance of the Hungarian director Geza von Bolvary, with whom he worked as directorial assistant for eight years. He began his own directing career with music films such as "Intermezzo" (1936) and "Menschen vom Varieté" (1938). In 1947, he founded Objectiv-Film and produced the melodrama "...and the Sky Above Us" ("...und ueber uns der Himmel", 1947) and "The Last Illusion" ("Der Ruf", 1949). His other films include: "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" (Muenchhausen, 1942), the Erich Kaestner-adaptation "Two Times Lotte" ("Das doppelte Lottchen", 1951) – winner of a German Film Award in Gold, Die "Fruehreifen" (1957), "The Man Who Sold Himself" ("Der Mann, der sich verkaufte", 1959), "The Strange Countess" ("Die seltsame Graefin", 1961), and many more.

Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH

 

FILMOGRAFIE

1959
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1959
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1958
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1957
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1956
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1955
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1955
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1952/1953
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1948/1949
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  • Producer
1943-1945
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1942/1943
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1941
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1940
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1938/1939
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1936
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1936
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1935/1936
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1935
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1934/1935
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1934
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1932
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1931
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1931
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1930/1931
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1930
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1930
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1930
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1929/1930
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1929/1930
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1929
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1929
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1928/1929
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