Ernst Luz was born in 1878 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an American Komponist, known for The temptress (1926), Love (1927), The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), Ernst Luz's first movie on record is from 1916. Ernst Luz died on October , 1937 in USA. His last motion picture on file dates from 1927.
Biographical Notes in German: As musical director of the Loews chain of theaters in the silent era, he supervised an army of 1600+ musicians and 50 organists and compiled music cue sheets for a huge number of films.
In 1912 he developed a system he named "Motion Picture Synchrony" - a method of selecting appropriate musical accompaniments based on color-coding. [imdb]
Ernst Luz Filmography [Auszug]
1927: [11.29] Love (Anna Karenina) (Musik), Directed by Edmund Goulding, Dimitri Buchowetzki, with Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Brandon Hurst,
1926: [10.03] The temptress (Totentanz der Liebe, Dämon Weib) (Musik: (/xx/)), Directed by Fred Niblo, Mauritz Stiller, with Roy D'Arcy, Tom Dugan, Hector V. Sarno,
1922: [07.31] The Prisoner of Zenda (Der Gefangene von Zenda) (Musik: (/xx/) ), Directed by Rex Ingram, with , Alice Terry, Robert Edeson,
1921: [03.06] The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Weltenwahn, Die vier apokalyptischen Reiter, Die vier Reiter) (Musik: (/xx/)), Directed by Rex Ingram, with Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Pomeroy Doc Cannon,
1916: [10.22] Prudence, the Pirate (Musik), Directed by William Parke, with Gladys Hulette, Flora Finch, ,