Ernst Stimmel

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Ernst Stimmel (born March 23, 1891 in Hamburg , † March 28, 1978 in Reichenau ) was a German actor and author .


After graduating from high school and studying , Ernst Stimmel received his doctorate in Munich in 1919 with the dissertation Influence of Schopenhauer's Philosophy on Wilhelm Raabe .

In the 1930s and 1940s he worked in many film productions as an actor, mostly in supporting roles . These included the National Socialist propaganda films Jud Suss , Die Rothschilds and Kampfgeschwader Lützow , which today can only be shown in Germany as reserved films under certain conditions. Ernst Stimmel also played in entertainment and period films such as The Gas Man with Heinz Rühmann , The Great King with Otto Fee and The Discharge with Emil Jannings . He was also involved in the film Between Heart and Conscience , which was premiered as a defector in 1951, although this was completed shortly before the end of the Second World War under the title The Strange Life .

He also wrote the stage plays Der Fenstersturz zu Lohbrügge , American Comedy and A Prussian Officer . Ernst Stimmel also wrote radio plays .

In 1939 Ernst Stimmel published a German-language adaptation of the ballads by François Villon . For some works he used the pseudonym Peter Strom .

Filmography (selection)

Works (selection)

  • 1919: Influence of Schopenhauer's philosophy on Wilhelm Raabe . Borna, Leipzig
  • 1933: The earth is calling . Theater publisher Albert Langen / Georg Müller, Berlin
  • 1934: The lintel in Lohbrügge . Theater publisher Albert Langen / Georg Müller, Berlin
  • 1934: The car trap . Peter Strom. Theater publisher Albert Langen / Georg Müller, Berlin
  • 1936: American comedy . Bühnenverlag Ahn & Simrock, Berlin
  • 1936: A Prussian officer . Bühnenverlag Ahn & Simrock, Berlin
  • 1939: Ballads / François Villon . Re-seal. Hauswedell, Hamburg
  • 1970: Legend of the holy bimbam . Peter Strom. Hess, Ulm
  • 1972: Danish ballad . Hess, Ulm


  • Johann Caspar Glenzdorf: Glenzdorf's international film lexicon. Biographical manual for the entire film industry. Volume 3: Peit – Zz. Prominent-Filmverlag, Bad Münder 1961, DNB 451560752 , p. 1675.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ German-language dissertations in the humanities from 1919 on; accessed on August 15, 2016
  2. ^ Wilhelm Raabe: Secondary literature ( Memento from February 22, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) on; accessed on July 29, 2020
  3. Compare the information in the catalog of the German National Library