Bittins, Alfred

FILM PRODUCER (GERMANY)
BORN 7 Oct 1909, Berlin - DIED 24 Nov 1970, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Waldfriedhof (103-W-12)

Alfred Bittins received a commercial education. In 1933 he took a job as production assistant at a movie company. In 1935 he was appointed production manager at Delta Film. His first project was "Friesennot", a propaganda movie against communism. He worked for other small companies like Terra and Tobis, but only after the war his projects were more succesful.

In 1950 he married the actress Heli Finkenzeller. During the 1960s he made several comedies for Piran Film before he continued his career as an independent producer. He died in 1970 in Berlin. His son Michael (1941) became a film producer as well.

Family
• Wife: Finkenzeller, Heli (1950-1970)

Sources
• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo?, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1989
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Alfred Bittins – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Will Dohm, Heli Finkenzeller and Alfred Bittins at the Waldfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2007)

 


Bizet, Adolphe

Published: 12 Dec 2010
Last update: 12 Dec 2010