| Film director, actor|
| Helmut Kautner|
| 25 March 1908 (1908-03-25) Dusseldorf, Germany|
April 20, 1980, Castellina in Chianti, Italy
Erica Balque (m. 1934–1980)
German Film Award for Best Direction
Under the Bridges, The Devil\'s General, Grose Freiheit Nr 7, The Captain from Kop, In Those Days
Ruth Leuwerik, O W Fischer, Wolfgang Staudte, Viktor de Kowa, Heinz Ruhmann
Helmut Käutner (born 25 March 1908 in Düsseldorf, Germany; died 20 April 1980 in Castellina in Chianti, Italy) was a German film director active mainly in the 1940s and 1950s. He began his career at the end of the Weimar Republic and had released his first major films in Nazi Germany.
His 1956 film Der Hauptmann von Köpenick was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 29th Academy Awards. Three years later, his film The Rest Is Silence was entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival.
Cruiser Emden (1932, as actor; directed by Louis Ralph)Wibbel the Tailor (1939, as writer; directed by Viktor de Kowa)Kitty and the World Conference (1939)Woman Made to Measure (1940)Clothes Make the Man (1940)Goodbye, Franziska (1941)Anuschka (1942)We Make Music (1942)Romance in a Minor Key (1943)Große Freiheit Nr. 7 (1944)Under the Bridges (1946)In Those Days (1947)Film ohne Titel (1948, as writer; directed by Rudolf Jugert)The Original Sin (1948)Royal Children (1950)The Orplid Mystery (1950)The Lost One (1951) as writerWeiße Schatten (1951)Nights on the Road (1952, as writer; directed by Rudolf Jugert)Captain Bay-Bay (1953)The Last Bridge (1954)Bildnis einer Unbekannten (1954)Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs (1955)Des Teufels General (1955)Himmel ohne Sterne (1955)Ein Mädchen aus Flandern (1956)The Captain of Köpenick (1956)The Zurich Engagement (1957)Love from Paris (1957)The Restless Years (1958)Der Schinderhannes (1958)A Stranger in My Arms (1959)The Rest Is Silence (1959)The Goose of Sedan (1959)A Glass of Water (1960)Black Gravel (1961)The Dream of Lieschen Mueller (1961)Redhead (1962)The House in Montevideo (1963)Lausbubengeschichten (1964)Die Feuerzangenbowle (1970)Hauser's Memory (1970, as actor; directed by Boris Sagal)Karl May (1974, as actor; directed by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg)Derrick – "Stiftungsfest" (1974); "Nur Aufregungen für Rohn" (1975, as actor); "Auf eigene Faust" (1976, as actor)Hans-Jürgen Tast: Helmut Käutner – Unter den Brücken. 1944/45. Schellerten: Kulleraugen, 2007; ISBN 978-3-88842-033-7Hans-Jürgen Tast: Helmut Käutner – In jenen Tagen. 1947. Schellerten: Kulleraugen, 2007; ISBN 978-3-88842-034-4Helmut Käutner Wikipedia
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