Hans von Morhart
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Hans von Morhart was one of the many German-born actors who had emigrated to the USA and who had been kept very active thanks to (or rather because of) Adolf Hitler. Indeed like many of his fellow-countrymen, he played a host of German servicemen (whether privates, guards, sentries, troopers, sub officers or officers) as well as SS or Gestapo men. His name has remained unknown to the general public though as his roles were too tiny. Once Hitler, his purveyor of work, had disappeared from the scene, Hans von Morhart decided to return to his motherland. Read more... West Germany and landed a few gigs, but not in any significant film, except maybe in "Der Arzt von Stalingrad" in 1958. His greatest claim to fame was in fact to have served as technical advisor to Lewis Milestone for his classic "All Quiet on the Western Front" in 1930.