Paul Fejos
Date of Birth
Jan 24, 1897

Biography

Filmmaker Paul Fejos first worked as a bacteriologist for the Rockefeller Institute. He was born and educated in Budapest, where he stayed through WW I. Following service in the Hungarian military, he made a few films and then came to the U.S. Three years later in 1928, he left science and made an avant-garde feature-length silent film The Last Moment, an exploration of suicide. The low-budget...