Josef von Baky

Josef von Baky

Additional Names: József Báky (Geburtsname)
Regie, Regie-Assistenz, Produzent
*23.03.1902 Zombor, Österreich-Ungarn (heute Sombor, Serbien); †28.07.1966 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

Filmography

1961 Die seltsame Gräfin
Director
 
1960 Sturm im Wasserglas
Director
 
1959 Marili
Director
 
1959 Der Mann, der sich verkaufte
Director
 
1959 Die ideale Frau
Director
 
1958 Stefanie
Director
 
1958 Gestehen Sie, Dr. Corda!
Director
 
1957 Die Frühreifen
Director
 
1956/1957 Robinson soll nicht sterben
Director
 
1956 Fuhrmann Henschel
Director
 
1955 Dunja
Director
 
1955 Hotel Adlon
Director
 
1954 Du bist die Richtige
Director
 
1953 Tagebuch einer Verliebten
Director
 
1952/1953 Der träumende Mund
Director
 
1950 Das doppelte Lottchen
Director
 
1949 Die seltsame Geschichte des Brandner Kaspar
Director
 
1948/1949 Der Ruf
Director, Producer
 
1947 Und über uns der Himmel
Director
 
1943-1945 Via Mala
Director
 
1942/1943 Münchhausen
Director
 
1941 Annelie
Director
 
1940 Der Kleinstadtpoet
Director
 
1939 Ihr erstes Erlebnis
Director
 
1938/1939 Menschen vom Varieté
Director
 
1938 Die Frau am Scheidewege
Director
 
1937/1938 Die kleine und die große Liebe
Director
 
1936 Intermezzo
Director
 
1936 Das Schloß in Flandern
Assistant director
 
1935/1936 Die Entführung
Assistant director
 
1935 Stradivari
Assistant director
 
1934/1935 Frühjahrsparade. Ein Film aus Österreich-Ungarns Vergangenheit
Assistant director
 
1934/1935 Winternachtstraum
Assistant director
 
1934 Peter
Assistant director
 
1932 Ein Lied, ein Kuß, ein Mädel
Assistant director
 
1931 Liebeskommando
Assistant director
 
1931 Der Raub der Mona Lisa
Assistant director
 
1930/1931 Die lustigen Weiber von Wien
Assistant director
 
1930 Das Lied ist aus
Assistant director
 
1930 Ein Tango für Dich
Assistant director
 
1930 Der Herr auf Bestellung
Assistant director
 
1929/1930 Zwei Herzen im 3/4 Takt
Assistant director
 
1929/1930 Delikatessen
Assistant director
 
1929 Vater und Sohn
Assistant director
 
1929 Der Erzieher meiner Tochter
Assistant director
 
1928/1929 Champagner
Assistant director
 

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