1902 - 1966
The director Josef von Baky worked during his school time as a projectionist and later managed - with financial help of his father who was the owner of the Budapest Urania cinema - a film distribution which went bankrupt two years later.
After this setback he run a hotel in Abbazia by order of a Hungarian
When he went to Berlin in 1927 he took part in the movie "Frauenarzt
Dr. Schäfer" (28) as an extra. Later he met director Geza
von Bolvary who engaged him as an assistant director for the next eight
After the war he became established as a reliable director who was at home in all genres. He shot the financial very successful movies "Und über uns der Himmel" (47), "Das doppelte Lottchen" (50), "Robinson soll nicht sterben" (56), "Die Frühreifen" (57), "Gestehen Sie, Dr. Corda! (58) and "Der Mann, der sich verkaufte" (59).
In the 60's came only two more movies off - "Sturm im Wasserglas" (60)
and the Edgar-Wallace filming "Die seltsame Gräfin" (61).
Other movies from Josef von Baky
(Director, Assistant Director):