Feld, Rudi

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Name
Feld, Rudi Gender: M
Rudolf Simon Adolf Feilchenfeld
born on 22 December 1896 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 01°29' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 02°12 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 13°22'



Biography

German-Jewish art director who settled and worked for many years in the United States. Feld was the elder brother of the actor Fritz Feld.

During his early career he worked designing posters for revue and cabaret shows, before graduating to creating film sets. Feld worked in the German film industry during the boom years of the late silent era. He was employed by the German Major studio UFA as head of advertising. He designed the exterior displays of the flagship UFA cinema Ufa-Palast am Zoo for each new premiere.

Following the Nazi rise to power in 1933, the Jewish Feld went into exile. Feld settled in Mandatory Palestine where he briefly owned a nightclub. In 1937 he emigrated to the United States and from the mid-1940s he found regular work in the American film industry. Feld was frequently employed by smaller Hollywood studios such as Eagle-Lion during the post-World War II years, and continued working until 1969.

He died on 25 March 1994 in Santa Monica, California, aged 97.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • sibling relationship with Feld, Fritz (born 15 October 1900)

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives.

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Brother Fritz also noted)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (German emigrant to USA)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 97)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Film poster designer)
  • Vocation : Art : Stage/ Set design
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Nightclub)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Advertising
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Art)