Franz Weihmayr

German cinematographer / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Franz Weihmayr (30 December 1903 – 26 May 1969) was a German cinematographer who worked on over 80 films between 1924 and 1964. He was one of the leading German cinematographers of the Nazi era, working on a number of Zarah Leander films and the 1935 propaganda documentary Triumph of the Will. His marriage to Ada Tschechowa ended in divorce. After the Second World War, Weihmayr worked in West German cinema, including rubble films such as Love '47.

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Franz Weihmayr
Born30 December 1903
Munich, Germany
Died26 May 1969(1969-05-26) (aged 65)
Munich, West Germany
Years active1924–1964 (film)