Erich Pommer
Date of Birth
Jul 20, 1889
Birth Place:
Hildesheim, Germany


Erich Pommer was born in Hildesheim, Germany. He obtained his first film industry job at age 18 when he began working for Gaumont in Paris; it was not long before Pommer was appointed as the company's director of operations in Central Europe. While fighting WWI, Pommer suffered serious injuries and was discharged in 1915, after which he formed his own production company, Decla (Deutsche Eclair)....