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Anna Gmeyner

Anna Gmeyner was born in Vienna in 1902 and went to Scotland with her first husband in the 1920's. She then returned to Berlin and worked in Erwin Piscator's collective. Her plays Heer ohne Helden and Automatenbufett were very successful. After Hitler seized power in 1933 she remained in France working on films with G. W. Pabst (1932-1933) and did not return to Germany. Her exile led her from Paris to London where she worked in films. In 1940 she moved to the country and completed Cafe du Dome,...See more