- Farkas, Nicolas
- (Miklos Farkas / July 27, 1890, Hungary-March 22, 1982, New York, New York, USA)He started as a cinematographer in Austria and Germany (about forty films from 1922 Samson und Delila / UK and USA: Samson and Delilah, Alexander Korda, Austria, to 1933 Don Quixote / UK and USA: Adventures of Don Quixote, Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Germany). He became a film director and producer (1938 Le Patriote / UK and USA: The Mad Emperor, Maurice Tourneur) when he settled in France. He also co-wrote Herbert Wilcox's Three Maxims / USA: The Show Goes On (UK, 1936). In 1949, he worked for his final time as a cinematographer (L'Inconnu d'un Soir, Hervé Bromberger, Max Neufeld, France / Austria).Filmography◘ La Bataille (supervised by Marcel L'Herbier; also co-screenwriter, director of English-language version: The Battle / USA: Thunder in the East)◘ Variétés (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-director of German-language version: Variété; Germany / France)◘ Port-Arthur / USA: I Give My Life / Orders from Tokio (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, director of German-language version)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.