Frank Wisbar

Frank Wisbar (born Franz Wysbar 9 December 1899 – 17 March 1967) was a German film director and screenwriter.

Frank Wisbar
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Frank Wisbar in 1959
Franz Wysbar

(1899-12-09)9 December 1899
Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany (now Sovetsk, Kaliningrad, Russia)
Died17 March 1967(1967-03-17) (aged 67)
Mainz, Germany
OccupationFilm director
Years active1932–1967

Born in Lithuania,[1] Wisbar directed more than 20 films between 1932 and 1967 in Germany and the United States, as well as amassing many television credits.[citation needed] He created TV's Fireside Theatre and was the show's producer in addition to frequently directing and writing episodes.[1] He was also a member of the jury at the 10th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Dick, Bernard F. (2014). The President's Ladies: Jane Wyman and Nancy Davis. University Press of Mississippi. pp. 222–226. ISBN 978-1-61703-980-5. Retrieved 12 February 2020.
  2. ^ "10th Berlin International Film Festival: Juries". Retrieved 14 January 2010.

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