Andrew Marton (Endre Márton)

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Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Budapest-born Endre Marton began in the film industry as an editor and assistant director with Vita and Sascha Films in Vienna. Following a brief sojourn in Hollywood with Ernst Lubitsch in 1923, he returned to Germany, having being signed as chief editor by the Tobis company. He made his directorial debut with an independently produced British mystery, Two O'Clock in the Morning (1929). As a Jew, he was one of many talented film makers forced to flee Germany after the Nazis rose to power. Read more...