Ferdinand Gottschalk
Ferdinand Gottschalk was an English film actor. He appeared in 76 films between 1917 and 1938. He was born and died in London
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, England
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He made his first appearance on the stage in Toronto
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, Canada
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 in 1887 and worked continuously since that date including prominent parts on the New York
New York
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 stage as well as in films. He also wrote and produced plays.

Selected filmography

  • Zaza
    Zaza (1923 film)
    Zaza is a silent film drama produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures, directed by Allan Dwan, and starring Gloria Swanson. This film is based on a famous play of the same name produced on Broadway in 1899 by David Belasco and starring Mrs...

  • Tonight or Never
    Tonight or Never
    Tonight or Never is a comedy film directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Gloria Swanson and featuring Boris Karloff.-Plot:Nella Vargo is a Hungarian prima donna whose latest performances include singing Tosca in Venice...

  • Grand Hotel
    Grand Hotel (film)
    Grand Hotel is a 1932 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. The screenplay by William A. Drake and Béla Balázs is based on the 1930 play of the same title by Drake, who had adapted it from the 1929 novel Menschen im Hotel by Vicki Baum...

  • The Sign of the Cross
    The Sign of the Cross (film)
    The Sign of the Cross is a pre-Code epic film released by Paramount Pictures, produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille from a screenplay by Waldemar Young and Sidney Buchman, and based on the original 1895 play by Wilson Barrett....

  • Ex-Lady
    Ex-Lady is a 1933 American comedy film directed by Robert Florey. The screenplay by David Boehm is based on an unproduced play by Edith Fitzgerald and Robert Riskin.-Plot:...

  • Berkeley Square
    Berkeley Square (film)
    Berkeley Square is a drama film produced by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Frank Lloyd, and starring Leslie Howard, Heather Angel, Valerie Taylor, and Colin Keith-Johnston. The film was thought to be a lost film until rediscovered in the 1970s....

  • Female
    Female (film)
    Female is a 1933 Warner Bros. pre-code film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Ruth Chatterton and George Brent. It is based on the novel of the same name by Donald Henderson Clarke.-Plot:...

  • Gambling Lady
    Gambling Lady
    Gambling Lady is a 1934 American dramatic film directed by Archie Mayo, and starring Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea.-Plot:Mike Lee raises his daughter Lady Lee to be as honest a gambler as he is. When he gets too much in debt to the underworld syndicate headed by Jim Fallin, he commits suicide...

  • Upper World
    Upper World (film)
    Upper World is a 1934 drama film starring Warren William as a married railroad tycoon whose friendship with a showgirl, played by Ginger Rogers, leads to blackmail and murder.-Cast:*Warren William as Alexander Stream*Mary Astor as Mrs. Hettie Stream...

  • Madame DuBarry
    Madame Du Barry (1934 film)
    Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory and Osgood Perkins. The film portrays the life of Madame Du Barry, the last mistress of King Louis XV of France...

  • Cleopatra
    Cleopatra (1934 film)
    Cleopatra is a 1934 epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures, which retells the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt....

    (1934) - scenes deleted
  • Clive of India
    Clive of India (film)
    Clive of India is a 1935 drama film based on Robert, Lord Clive's historical biography. It was written by R.J. Minney and W.P. Lipscomb and directed by Richard Boleslawski.-Cast:* Ronald Colman as Baron Robert Clive* shahrukh khan as devdas...

  • Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
  • Les Misérables
    Les Misérables (1935 film)
    Les Misérables is a 1935 American drama film based upon the famous Victor Hugo novel of the same name. It was adapted by W. P. Lipscomb and directed by Richard Boleslawski...

  • Break of Hearts
    Break of Hearts
    Break of Hearts is a 1935 RKO film starring Katharine Hepburn and Charles Boyer. The screenplay was written by the team of Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman, with Anthony Veiller, from a story by Lester Cohen, specifically for Hepburn....

  • The Gay Deception
    The Gay Deception
    The Gay Deception is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Francis Lederer and Frances Dee. Writers Stephen Morehouse Avery and Don Hartman were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story.-Plot:...

  • Café Metropole (1937)
  • Ali Baba Goes to Town
    Ali Baba Goes to Town
    Ali Baba Goes to Town is a 1937 movie starring Eddie Cantor, Tony Martin, and Roland Young. Cantor plays a hobo named Aloysius "Al" Babson, who walks into the camp of a movie company that is making the Arabian Nights. He falls asleep and dreams he is in Baghdad as an advisor to the Sultan...

  • The Adventures of Marco Polo
    The Adventures of Marco Polo
    The Adventures of Marco Polo is a 1938 drama-adventure genre film, and one of the most elaborate and costly of Samuel Goldwyn's productions.-Plot:...


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