Franz Eckstein

Franz Eckstein (1878-1945) was a German screenwriter and film director of the silent era.[1] He made a number of films for the National Film company during the 1920s. He was married to the actress Rosa Porten, sister of Henny Porten.

Franz Eckstein
Born2 April 1878
DiedFebruary 1945 (aged 66)
OccupationDirector, writer
Years active1914-1928 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Reimer & Reimer p.215


  • Reimer, Robert C. & Reimer, Carol J. The A to Z of German Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2010.
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