John H. Auer
Date of Birth
Aug 03, 1906
Birth Place:
Budapest, Hungary

Biography

Born in Hungary and educated in Vienna, John H. Auer was a juvenile actor in European films. After the collapse of the Hapsburg empire, Auer entered the European business world, then moved to Hollywood in hopes of scaring up movie work. His fluency in several languages enabled Auer to secure directing jobs in Mexico before making his U.S. directorial bow in 1934's Frankie and Johnny. This Helen...