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Junge, Alfred Augustlocked

(1886–1964)
  • Catherine A. Surowiec

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Junge, Alfred August (1886–1964), film production designer, was born on 29 January 1886, in Görlitz, Silesia, the only child of August Junge (d. 1897), a house painter, and his wife, Emma Hulda (1858–1943), a seamstress. When he was eleven his father died, and at fourteen he left school to be apprenticed to a local house painter. While attending evening classes he found he had a talent for design and two years later he joined an art club, where he studied life drawing. Stagestruck, at the age of eighteen he started working at the local ...

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