Gero Wecker (1923–1974) was a German film producer.[1] In the post-Second World War era he produced populist entertainment films for the West German market.

Gero Wecker
Born22 April 1923
Died24 June 1974
Years active1955–1974 (film)


Wecker founded Arca-Filmproduktion GmbH in 1953. The company was based in Göttingen, Germany.

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In August 1947, Wecker married Carola Bornée (born 1924), with whom he had two daughters, Cornelia (born 1948) and Angela (born 1952). Gero and Carola divorced in 1961. Gero Wecker then, in the 1960s, married actress Karin Jacobsen, with whom he had a daughter, Michaela (born 1967). Wecker and Jacobson divorced.


  1. ^ Giesen p.183


  • Giesen, Rolf. Nazi Propaganda Films: A History and Filmography. McFarland, 2003.

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