Rudolf Bamberger

Rudolf Bamberger (1888 – 1945) was a German art director.[1] He worked as a set designer in German theatre and cinema during the Weimar era. Following the introduction of sound film, he produced several documentaries. He was the elder brother of the director Ludwig Berger, and was married to the actress Hanna Waag.

Rudolf Bamberger
Born21 May 1888
Died13 August 1945
OccupationArt director
Years active1921-1933 (film)

The Jewish Bamberger left Germany following the Nazi takeover, and settled in Luxembourg. He was later arrested there during the German wartime occupation and was sent to Auschwitz where he was killed.

Selected filmography


  1. Prawer p. 12


  • Prawer, S.S. Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933. Berghahn Books, 2005.

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