Günther Anders (cinematographer)

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Günther Anders (born 8 November 1908 in Berlin; died 16 September 1977 in Munich) was a German cameraman and cinematographer. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_0

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Anders was the son of a director of the film production company Eiko, later sales director for UFA. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_1

As early as 1918 he was appearing in child roles in silent films. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_2

After leaving school in 1922 and completing an apprenticeship in the photographic department at UFA he trained at the State School of Phototechnics (Staatliche Hochschule für Fototechnik) in Munich. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_3

He then spent some years as an assistant to Carl Hoffmann, Karl Freund and Eugen Schüfftan. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_4

In 1934 he took full charge of the camera for the first time in Ich bin Du, a short film directed by Hoffmann. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_5

After a considerable quantity of drama films Anders was reckoned among the top cameramen in the Third Reich. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_6

Besides his drama work he was involved in several significant propaganda films, such as Wunschkonzert and the anti-Polish production Heimkehr. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_7

On these he worked principally with the directors Karl Ritter and Gustav Ucicky. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_8

In the winter of 1944/45 he was cameraman on the last, unfinished, large-scale production of this era, Das Leben geht weiter ("Life Goes On"). Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_9

In 1947 he began his post-war activity with the drama Zwischen gestern und morgen about returnees. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_10

As part of the cinema boom of the 1950s Anders received many commissions as cameraman, mostly in Austria. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_11

In 1965 he was successful in bringing the estranged brothers Attila Hörbiger and Paul Hörbiger together in front of the camera for the filming of the stage play Der Alpenkönig und der Menschenfeind, of which he was the director. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_12

His last film was in 1968. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_13

Günther Anders was married, as his second wife, to the costumier Charlotte Flemming. Günther Anders (cinematographer)_sentence_14

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