Gustav Ucicky

Biography

Gustav Ucicky was one of the more successful and respected directors in Austria and Germany from the 1930s through the dawn of the '60s. Proficient in numerous genres, he was at his best in drama. Ucicky was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1898 and, by sheer chance, entered the movie business at the age of 17. One day in 1916, he and his friend Karl Hartl turned up at Sascha Films (the first large...