After the death of Ben Barenholtz, another film producer expires.
Artur Brauner was a German film producer and entrepreneur of Polish origin.
Hollywood Reporter summarizes my sympathy for this man in this soundbite: “while his dramas won awards, it was sex and sensationalism that often paid the bills”. This also explains why Brauner too is a bit of a cinematic Losfeld who typically financed high art with exploitation.
The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960, full film)
The Good Soldier Schweik (1960, excerpt)
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970, full film)
Vampyros Lesbos (1971, Soledad Miranda dance)