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Thea von Harbou
Thea Gabriele von Harbou was a prolific German author and screenwriter, best known today for writing the screenplay of the silent film epic Metropolis 1927 She published over forty books, including novels, children s books, and collections of short stories, essays, poems, and novellas.For the German film industry, she wrote or collaborated on than seventy screenplays in the silent and sound era At one time, she was the highest paid screenwriter in Germany.She married three times first to actor Rudolph Klein Rogge, who played leading roles in many of her films, second to film director Fritz Lang, and third to Indian journalist and patriot Ayi Tendulkar She had no children of her own.In spite of her extraordinary success in the male dominated film industry, she was no feminist Her biographer Reinhold Keiner confirms, She herself was a pretty explicit opponent of that flow, in which the women open up areas in which they do not belong, and they close the areas where they could be queens However, she lived the life of a career woman, and the women in her novels and films are usually strong willed, self sacrificing women called upon to rescue and redeem the men in their lives.Thea showed an interest in writing from an early age and sold her first short story at the age of nine and her first novel at the age of fifteen.Against her family s wishes, she enrolled in the School of Performing Arts at the D sseldorf Playhouse when she was seventeen, and for the next six years she pursued a successful career as a stage actor while she continued to publish stories and novels Her last repertory season was at the State Theatre in Aachen, where Rudolph Klein Rogge was the leading man and director In August 1914, they married, and she turned her attention full time to writing.In 1919, director producer Joe May hired her to collaborate on the screenplay of her story The Legend of St Simplicity as a vehicle for his actor wife Mia May That film s success then led May to hire her to collaborate with Fritz Lang on an epic adaptation of her 1918 novel The Indian Tomb, which May directed That collaboration with Lang initiated a thirteen year creative partnership that produced some of the best known films of the Weimar cinema, including Dr Mabuse, The Nibelungen, Metropolis, Woman in the Moon, and the early sound film M Murderers Among Us.She and Lang divorced in 1933, but she continued to work in the German film industry Some of her noteworthy sound films include her superb 1937 adaptation of von Kleist s comedy The Broken Jug Der zerbrochene Krug , the 1938 suspense film Covered Tracks Verwehte Spuren , and the 1941 sentimental drama Annelie.In 1941, she joined the Nazi party to gain political leverage to aid the cause of Indians working to overturn British rule in India After the war, the British then interned her in the Staum l prison camp, where she was de Nazified and cleared of any anti Semitic activities She was allowed to return to the film industry in 1948.Following her appearance as a guest speaker at a Berlin film festival in 1954, she was injured in a fall and died two days later.
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