Henry Blanke
Date of Birth
Dec 30, 1901
Birth Place:
Berlin-Steglitz, Germany

Biography

Mention the name Henry Blanke to the casual filmgoer and you're likely to draw a blank (without the "e"); then mention the films that the German-born Blanke produced during his Hollywood career, and suddenly the bell of recognition will ring. The son of a painter, Blanke was hired by the Berlin-based UFA Film company at the age of 20, where he became the assistant to star director Ernst Lubitsch....