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Luis Trenker (Alois Franz Trenker)

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Biography

St. Ulrich, Tyrol, Austria-Hungary [now Ortisei, Italy]
Luis Trenker (born in St-Ulrich, southern Tyrol (now Italy) as Alois Franz Trenker) was a film director, singer, author, ski champion and mountain climber, wood-carver, stage and film actor. He went to school in Bolzano to become a carver artist. From 1912 to 1914 he studied Architecture.

He fought in WWI as an officier in the Dolomite. After that, he made a documentary film "Wunder des Schneeschuhs" (1921) with Arnold Fanck. In 1934 he worked in Hollywood, but went back to Europe. In 1966 he worked for TV with the ski champion Toni Sailer in "Luftsprünge". Read more...

Actor

Character: Tonio Feuersinger

Der verlorene Sohn 1934

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Ein Leben wie im Flug 2007

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Was bin ich? 1955

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Vergißmeinnicht 1964

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Zwischenmahlzeit 1963

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Character: Johann August Sutter

Der Kaiser von Kalifornien 1936

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Directing

Character: Tonio Feuersinger

Der verlorene Sohn 1934

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Character: Johann August Sutter

Der Kaiser von Kalifornien 1936

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Writing

Character: Tonio Feuersinger

Der verlorene Sohn 1934

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Character: Johann August Sutter

Der Kaiser von Kalifornien 1936

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