Reiniger, Lotte, 1899-1981

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Epithet: film animator

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x000120

German artist Lotte Reiniger designed cutout silhouettes, and directed silhouette and animation films, as well as shadow theatre. Born in Berlin in 1899, she was active in Germany until the 1930s when she and her husband Carl Koch spent extended periods in other European countries. In 1949, they emigrated to England, where she died in 1981.

From the description of Commedia dell'arte. [ca. 1930-1959] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83779397

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referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
contributorOf ARCHIVAL PAPER COLLECTIONS AT BFI-SC: LOTTE REINIGER Columbia University. Libraries.
creatorOf Reiniger, Lotte. Commedia dell'arte. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Detwiler, Russell. Paintings and other original art works in the collections of the Weill-Lenya Research Center, [1928]-[ongoing]. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Alport Papers. Vol. I. Various correspondence and papers; 1922-1970, n.d.Contents:1. Letters received; 1931-1970, n.d.. Includes autograph letters from W. H. Auden, Lennox Berkeley, Robert Buhler, Harold Ede, T. S. Eliot, Derek Hill, Ivon Hitchens,..., 1922-1970 British Library
referencedIn Italian theater prints, circa 1550-1983 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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Charlottenburg 16 DE
Dettenhausen DE
Commedia dell'arte


Birth 1899-06-02

Death 1981-06-19





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