Bert Sprotte
Bert Sprotte was a German
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 actor. He appeared in 77 films between 1918
1918 in film
The year 1918 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband....

 and 1938
1938 in film
The year 1938 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*January — MGM announces that Judy Garland would be cast in the role of "Dorothy" in the upcoming Wizard of Oz motion picture. Ray Bolger is cast as the "Tinman" and Buddy Ebsen is cast as the "Scarecrow". At Bolger's insistence,...


He was born in Chemnitz
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, Saxony
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 and died in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
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Selected filmography

  • Conquering the Woman
    Conquering the Woman
    Conquering the Woman is a 1922 silent drama film directed by King Vidor. It is unknown whether any recording of the film survives; it may be a lost film...

    1922 in film
    -Events:* June 11 - United States première of Robert J. Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the first commercially successful feature length documentary film....

  • The Prisoner
    The Prisoner (1923 film)
    The Prisoner is a 1923 drama film directed by Jack Conway and featuring Boris Karloff.-Cast:* Herbert Rawlinson - Philip Quentin* Eileen Percy - Dorothy Garrison* George Cowl - Lord Bob* June Elvidge - Lady Francis* Lincoln Stedman - Dickey Savage...

  • The Miracle Baby
    The Miracle Baby
    The Miracle Baby is a 1923 Western film featuring Harry Carey.-Cast:* Harry Carey - Neil Allison* Margaret Landis - Judy Stanton* Charles J.L. Mayne - 'Hopeful' Mason* Edward Hearn - Hal Norton* Hedda Nova - Violet* Edmund Cobb - Jim Starke...

    1923 in film
    -Events:*April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers.-Top grossing films :-Films released in 1923:U.S.A...

  • His Hour
    His Hour
    His Hour is a 1924 silent drama film directed by King Vidor.This film was the follow-up to Samuel Goldwyn's Three Weeks, written by Elinor Glyn, and starring Aileen Pringle, one of the biggest moneymakers at the time of the amalgamation...

    1924 in film
    -Events:* Entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B. Mayer Pictures to create Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...

  • Ace of Spades
    Ace of Spades (serial)
    Ace of Spades is a 1925 Western film serial directed by Henry MacRae. The film is considered to be lost.-Cast:* William Desmond - Dan Harvey* Mary McAllister - Olive Heath* Albert J. Smith - Joe Deneen* William Steele - Jim Heath Ace of Spades is a 1925 Western film serial directed by Henry MacRae....

    1925 in film
    -Events:*November 5: The Big Parade holds its Grand Premier*December 30: premier of Ben-Hur the most expensive silent film ever made costing 4-6 million dollars -Top grossing films :...

  • Pass the Gravy
    Pass the Gravy
    Pass the Gravy is a 1928 short comedy silent film in which neighbors argue over their pet chickens and their children, who are in love. It stars Max Davidson, Gene Morgan, Spec O'Donnell, Martha Sleeper, and Bert Sprotte....

    1928 in film
    -Events:Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent.* July 28 - Lights of New York is released by Warner Brothers. It is the first "100% Talkie" feature film, in that dialog is spoken throughout the film...


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