Ernst Marischka

1893 - 1963

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Ernst Marischka (2 January 1893 – 12 May 1963) was an Austrian screenwriter and film director. He wrote for more than 90 films between 1913 and 1962. He also directed 29 films between 1915 and 1962. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Marischka has received more than 47,808 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ernst Marischka is the 422nd most popular film director (down from 379th in 2019), the 476th most popular biography from Austria (down from 423rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Austrian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Ernst Marischka ranks 422 out of 1,580Before him are Yoji Yamada, John Badham, Karel Reisz, René Laloux, Sam Wood, and Paul Schrader. After him are Umberto Lenzi, Renny Harlin, Vicente Aranda, Hugh Hudson, Robert Rossen, and Giorgi Shengelaia.

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Among people born in 1893, Ernst Marischka ranks 98Before him are Clark Ashton Smith, Henry Murray, Herbert Read, Clas Thunberg, José Calvo Sotelo, and Cedric Gibbons. After him are Paul van Zeeland, Miloš Crnjanski, Jean Absil, Frederick William Franz, Alfréd Schaffer, and Luigi Carlo Borromeo. Among people deceased in 1963, Ernst Marischka ranks 66Before him are Fritz Reiner, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Ernesto Lecuona, Dinah Washington, Fazlollah Zahedi, and Camille Chautemps. After him are Ngô Đình Nhu, Alan Gardiner, Otto Struve, Elmore James, Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, and Hubert Pierlot.

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Among people born in Austria, Ernst Marischka ranks 476 out of 1,075Before him are Karl Menger (1902), Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria (1868), Erich Fried (1921), Karl Schäfer (1909), Paul Neumann (1875), and Johann Nestroy (1801). After him are Victor Weisskopf (1908), Josef Frank (1885), Hieronymus von Colloredo (1732), Georg Rafael Donner (1693), Infanta Blanca of Spain (1868), and Wolfgang Schüssel (1945).


Among film directors born in Austria, Ernst Marischka ranks 7Before him are Billy Wilder (1906), Fritz Lang (1890), Erich von Stroheim (1885), Josef von Sternberg (1894), Max Reinhardt (1873), and Alexander Korda (1893). After him are Richard Oswald (1880), Ulrich Seidl (1952), Harald Reinl (1908), Gustav Ucicky (1899), Francis Lawrence (1971), and Hans Hass (1919).