Theodor August Konrad Loos (18 May 1883 – 27 June 1954) was a German actor.The son of a watchmaker and instruments manufacturer, he left secondary school prematurely and worked for three years at an export firm for music instruments in Leipzig, and after that for his uncle, an art dealer in Berlin. He decided though to become an actor.His theater engagements led him to Leipzig, Danzig and Frankfurt am Main, then to Berlin where he acted from 1912 to 1945 at different theaters. In the 1930s he could be seen performing in classic theater, on over 400 occasions in Peer Gynt alone.From 1913 he performed in more than 170 feature films, initially silent films. He remains perhaps best-known for his numerous roles in the films of Fritz Lang. During the Third Reich Loos was a member of the Advisory Council (Präsidialrat) of the president of the Reichsfilmkammer.After the end of the war, Loos returned to the theater. From August 1949 he was a member of the Staatstheater Stuttgart. His two sons both died in the Second World War.
Movies & TV shows
Giorgio Moroder's Metropolis
Giorgio Moroder introduced the film to a new generation of movie goers. In collaboration with film archives around the world, he supervised a special reconstruction of the film, with color tint, fewer...
The true story of the British ocean liner that met a tragic fate is told in a German film. The president of the White Star Line pressed the captain of the Titanic to make the fastest crossing to New Y...
The Viennese seamstress Gabi Berghofer wants to marry an innkeeper. But he marries someone else. Gabi then becomes a model for a painter, who falls in love with her. She spends some wonderful time ...
Rembrandt van Rijn is a famous painter. The men of the guild feel tricked because they don't consider themselves flattering in the painting. They don't want to pay for the work. The painter found out ...
Otto von Bismarck promised the dying emperor. To be loyal to his grandson. There is a gap between Kaiser Wilhelm II and his father. The old Bismarck is rapidly widening. An era is about to end.
Historical drama portraying the life of German baroque architect Andreas Schlüter.
Evelyne Schratt, whose two husbands both died under mysterious circumstances, is giving a reception. When one of her admirers is found stabbed to death in a room upstairs, the police detain everyone i...
Robert Koch, der Bekämpfer des Todes
Country doctor Robert Koch's district is being ravaged by a Tuberculosis epidemic and no one is able to do anything about it. Every fourth child is sick and the parents have to watch as their children...
Comrades at Sea
Peter was on a torpedo boat. Carmita is the sister of a seaman. His superior officer agrees to marry her when he falls in love with her. After Peter is recognized for his bravery in handling a fire on...
Shadows over St. Pauli
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Geheimzeichen LB 17
It is purely coincidental that an assassination attempt against the Minister of Defense is thwarted. The attempt on his life was made by a group of anarchists. There's an investigation of the clues,...
Russia, 1917. Revolution is in the air. The Sevastopol anchors In Saint Petersburg. The sailors are thirsty for women and celebration. The ship becomes a dancehall. Bloodbath, pillage and kidnapping f...
This 1936 film tells the story of the doings of foreign agents in Germany and their allies among the German population. Having placed an ad in a local paper looking for "contact with bigwigs in Germa...
A young, impoverished German woman named Hanna gives her infant up for adoption and emigrates to American to live with her husband. When her husband commits suicide, Hanna returns to Germany and works...
Der grüne Domino
The Student of Prague
Prague in the 1860s: Balduin is a popular, handsome student, the best fencer in town, in amicable rivalry with his friend Dahl for the affections of Lydia, the innkeeper's niece. While the students ar...
The Girl from the Marsh Croft
In this Swedish romance, a strapping farm boy is betrothed to a pretty socialite. Unfortunately, he really loves a simple girl from the marsh. His engagement to the wealthy lass is broken after he get...
Joan of Arc
France in the 15th Century: The country is marked by the wars with England and internal power struggles. King Charles sees himself powerless against the state. As emerges from the people suddenly a yo...
Die blonde Christl
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The Judas of Tyrol
The French occupied the Tyrol in the year 1810. A servant dreams of being allowed to play Christ in the annual Passion Play because he believes he is being unfairly treated by the peasants. He was for...
Spione am Werk
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
After a detective is attacked and placed in an asylum run by Professor Baum, he observes the professor's preoccupation with another patient. Take the hypnotist out of the picture. When Mabuse's notes ...
Rasputin, Demon of the Women
The demonic Rasputin is seducing in this historical thriller.
The Secret of the Blue Room
Three young men agree to spend one night in the "blue room" of the castle in order to prove to the daughter of the castle lord how brave they are. Two people died in this room a long time ago. The doo...
Eight Girls in a Boat
Eight Girls concerns an all-female rowing team with its own club-house. One of the team announces she pregnant and finds herself torn between men (father and fiancé) who want the child aborted and the...
The Other Side
The First World War. The young, English Lieutenant Raleigh is sent to the company of a disillusioned Captain Stanhope. Stanhope is secretly engaged to Raleigh's sister and is intent on protecting his ...
In the Employ of the Secret Service
A German agent gets an order to find out when the Russian army will attack against the German lines.
Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police hunt. Beckert's heinous crimes are so disruptive to city life that he is even targeted by others in th...
Ariane was Hungarian director Paul Czinner's first talking picture. Starring in the title role is Czinner's charming wife, Elizabeth Bergner, likewise making her talkie debut. Young, naive Ariane sets...
A film about the pupils of a posh Berlin gymnasium in their final term (Ober-Primaner = pupils of the Upper First) and their class teacher/mentor/confessor teaching them about humanism and tolerance, ...
The Great Longing
The extras rush to the canteen during the lunch break to chat. Eva von loe is looking for her fiancée, Paul Wessel, who is also an extra. She has to go back to the set where the famous director is sho...
Ludwig II, King of Bavaria
In the last years of his life, Bavarian king Ludwig II (1845 – 1886) devotes himself to ambitious architectural projects, which strain the state coffers to the extreme. The monarch, who is afraid of p...
Napoleon at St. Helena
The silent film Napoleon at Saint Helena was directed by Lupu Pick and starred Werner Krauss and Albert Bassermann. Napoleon's final years in exile were depicted in the film.
Two German prisoner-of-war soldiers escaped from a lead-mine. Karl is sheltered by the wife of Richard. Karl and Anna fall in love while Richard is still on his trek. Richard comes home.
Anastasia, die falsche Zarentochter
Anastasia's supposed escape and possible survival was one of the most popular historical mysteries of the 20th century, provoking many books and films. At least ten women claimed to be her, offering v...
German silent film about the life of Martin Luther
Die Weber (1927), a rousing German tale of the 1844 weavers’ revolution.
The son of the city's mastermind fell in love with a prophet who predicted the coming of a Savior in a city that was sharply divided between the working class and planners.
Our Heavenly Bodies
Wunder der Schöpfung is an extraordinary, fascinating Kulturfilm trying to explain the whole human knowledge of the 1920s about the world and the universe. 15 special effects experts and 9 cameramen w...
Soll und Haben
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
King Burgmund of Xanten traveled to Worms, capital of the Siegundian kingdom, to ask King Gunther for his sister's hand.
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge
When she married the king of the Huns, she wanted to take the life of the man who ruined her reputation.
Friedrich Schiller - Eine Dichterjugend
In his film version, Curt Goetz shifts the focus away from the poetic output towards the young Friedrich Schiller himself: on the misery of his soul whilst a pupil of the ducal military academy, his o...
Christian Wahnschaffe II: Escape from the Golden Dungeon
The second part of the movie is called Escape from the Golden Dungeon.
The Devil wants to visit the place where all his clients come from. Everybody deceives him at "Pension Elvira". He came to the conclusion that Hell is a better place.
"Night people". Thomas Bezug, the richest man in the world, is a solitary, domineering and cruel cripple, who hardly can move on his crutches. He dwells a fanatical love for his son, whom he holds lik...
Drama about street walker Elena who marries shop keeper Albert. When her former pimp Peter shows up, her life is ruined. She shoots him and poisons herself. The original 1920 release ran 98 minutes.
Die schwarze Loo
About a gypsy who earns a living as a dancer in cheap barracks. Homeless, her performance is documented by a young and talented but largely unsuccessful composer. Before he dies, he leaves the gypsy d...
The Mysterious Book
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The Artificial Man
Part of the artificial-creature series encompassing Der Golem (1914 and 1920), Alraune (1918, 1928, 1930) and Metropolis (1926), 'Homunculus' was the most popular serial in Germany during World War I ...
The Revenge of the Homunculus
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The Destruction of Mankind
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The Love Tragedy of the Homunculus
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A group of scientists, led by a Professor Ortmann, produce a living human child using scientific processes - a "homunculus." This creature is human in every way, except that he cannot experience love....