Werner Schlagge

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Werner Schlagge (born November 10, 1909 in Berlin , † July 29, 1973 in Hamburg ) was a German sound engineer , one of the busiest representatives of his profession in German post-war film.

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Born in Berlin, he received his training at Siemens and, among other things, was involved in the development of sound film equipment and video radios.

In 1932 Schlagge joined cinematography, with which he would remain connected for the next three decades. Initially active for the UFA in Berlin, Schlagge worked almost exclusively for Hamburg companies after 1945, interrupted only by military service in World War II. Shortly after the end of the war, Werner Schlagge founded his own company in the Hanseatic city, "Alster Film", with which he primarily produced dubbed versions of foreign films.

From 1953 Schlagge worked for the real film Gyula Trebitschs and Walter Koppels . Since the early 1960s television became more important in his career, and he provided the sound for a number of Trebitsch series made in the Hamburg studio in the Tonndorf district, such as Hafenpolizei , Percy Stuart and Gestatten, my name is Cox .

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  • Kay Less : The film's great personal dictionary . The actors, directors, cameramen, producers, composers, screenwriters, film architects, outfitters, costume designers, editors, sound engineers, make-up artists and special effects designers of the 20th century. Volume 7: R - T. Robert Ryan - Lily Tomlin. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-89602-340-3 , p. 113.

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