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Eugen York

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Eugen York
Born(1912-11-26)26 November 1912
Died18 November 1991(1991-11-18) (aged 78)
Berlin, Germany
OccupationFilm director
Years active1938-1984

Eugen York (26 November 1912 – 18 November 1991) was a German film director.[1] He directed 35 films between 1938 and 1984. He was born in Rybinsk, Russian Empire and died in Berlin, Germany.

Selected filmography



  • Das Sparschwein (1952)
  • Aufruhr (1960) — based on the play Disturbance by Hugh Forbes
  • Polly liebt nur Kapitäne (1963)
  • Haus der Schönheit (1963) — based on the play Pariser Platz 13 by Vicki Baum
  • Gewagtes Spiel [de] (1964–1966, TV series, 26 episodes)
  • Sechs Stunden Angst (1964) — based on the novel Six heures d'angoisse by Francis Didelot [fr]
  • Großer Ring mit Außenschleife [de] (1966) — based on a radio play by Heinz Oskar Wuttig [de]
  • Spätsommer (1966) — based on the novel Altersschwach by Max Dreyer [de]
  • Das kleine Teehaus (co-director: Paul Martin, 1967) — based on The Teahouse of the August Moon
  • Großer Mann was nun? [de] (1967–1968, TV series, 8 episodes)
  • Der Tag, an dem die Kinder verschwanden (1967) — based on The Day the Children Vanished by Hugh Pentecost
  • Alle Hunde lieben Theobald [de] (1969–1970, TV series, 12 episodes)
  • Stewardessen [de] (1969, TV series, 6 episodes)
  • Der Opernball (1971) — based on Der Opernball
  • Kennzeichen Rosa Nelke (1971, TV series, 6 episodes)
  • Ball im Savoy (1971) — based on Ball im Savoy
  • Paganini [de] (1973) — based on Paganini
  • Gräfin Mariza (1974) — based on Countess Maritza
  • Madame Pompadour (1974) — based on Madame Pompadour
  • Glückliche Reise (1975) — based on Glückliche Reise [de]
  • Viktoria und ihr Husar (1975) — based on Viktoria und ihr Husar
  • Frau Luna (1975) — based on Frau Luna [de]
  • Hatschi! (1979)
  • Und plötzlich bist du draußen (1981)
  • Schuld sind nur die Frauen [de] (co-director: Rolf von Sydow, 1982)
  • Ein Fall für zwei: Zwielicht (1983, TV series episode)
  • Ein Fall für zwei: Herr Pankratz, bitte! (1983, TV series episode)
  • Ein Fall für zwei: Chemie eines Mordes (1984, TV series episode)


  1. ^ "Eugen York". Film Portal. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
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