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Igor Oberberg

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Igor Oberberg
Born20 February 1907
Died22 December 1996 (aged 89)
Years active1932–1974 (film)

Igor Oberberg (1907–1996) was a Russian Empire-born German cinematographer.[1] His younger sister Ira Oberberg became a film editor.

Life and career

Oberberg came to Germany in 1919. From 1926 to 1927 he completed a photographic education at the Photoshule Lette club. In 1927 he began to work as a clutter assistant for the movie. After that he became a camera assistant and worked in this function at numerous productions. Since 1939 he was chief cameramann and mostly participated in entertainment films, but also on propaganda films like submarines westward! and GPU.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Fenner p.134


  • Fenner, Angelica. Race Under Reconstruction in German Cinema: Robert Stemmle's Toxi. University of Toronto Press, 2011.

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