Monday, 2 July 2018

276) F. W. Murnau

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau (born Friedrich Wilhelm Plumpe; 1888 – 1931). German film director. Murnau was greatly influenced by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Shakespeare and Ibsen plays he had seen at the age of 12, and became a friend of director Max Reinhardt.

- "As a performer, Wilhelm Plumpe was hampered by his height (nearly six-and-a-half feet) and his red hair, but he was a nascent genius." https://books.google.it/books…

- "He was the sort of person - with a shock of red hair and athletic body - who liked to ride in an open car." https://books.google.it/books…
 
- "He was very tall, six feet four or something, and very handsome, and he had red hair..." https://books.google.it/books…

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