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Betty Amann


Philippine "Betty" Amann was a German-American film actress.

In Germany, she played together with Gustav Fröhlich, the female role in Asphalt (1929) directed by Joe May. May and producer Erich Pommer discovered her talent for the German film industry. Also in the first sound film, she worked further in Germany, with Hans Albers as the detective Hans in allen Gassen, directed by Carl Frölich.

After 1931, she worked in England, appearing in the Alfred Hitchcock film Rich and Strange (1931). One of her last appearances in the German film was in 1933 in Schleppzug M 17. Her last role was in Isle of Forgotten Sins (1943), directed by Edgar G. Ulmer.

In 1987, Betty Amann received the German award Filmband in Gold for her long and outstanding work and performance for the German film.


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