Hans Dreier
Date of Birth
Aug 21, 1885
Birth Place:
Bremen, Germany

Biography

German-born Hans Dreier worked as an architect in the Teutonic territories of South Africa before entering the film industry in 1919. German films of this period were distinguished by their modernistic, forced-perspective sets; many of these were the handiwork of the mathematically precise creativity of Hans Dreier, now a full-fledged art director. Dreier came to Hollywood in 1923, contributing...