Leonhard Gmür

Portrait Leonhard GmürHerstellungsleiter, Producer - Switzerland
Born April 30, 1942 in Lucerne
Other names or known as : Leonhard H. Gmuer,

Leonhard Gmür was born on April 30, 1942 in Luzern. He is a Swiss Herstellungsleiter, Producer, known for Babes in Toyland (1986), L' Ours (1988), Five Days one Summer (1982), Leonhard Gmür's first movie on record is from 1967., married to Karin Buer. His last motion picture on file dates from 2019.
Biographical Notes in German: Born April 30, 1942 in Lucerne, Switzerland. High School in Luzern, and then studies at University of Bern (law) and Munich (Journalisme). Worked as filmcritic for Swiss and German newspapers and radio stations since 1959, Public Relations for German feature films on international film festivals. Lecturer for Filmproduction Work 1995 to 2011. Married to Karin Gmür-Buer, one son.

Start in Filmproduction as stills-photographer, some cameo-parts in feature films, then location manager and assistant director for German and international filmproductions with directors Maximilian Schell (The Pedestrian), Michelangelo Antonioni (The Passenger), Ronald Neame (The Odessa File), Robert Wise (The Hindenburg), Bryan Forbes (The Slipper and the Rose), Norman Jewison (Rollerball) etc.

Production Manager Credits include "21 hours at Munich" by William Graham (Moonlight Productions), "Holocaust" by Marvin Chomsky (Titus Productions), "Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline" by Terence Young (Paramount Pictures), "Five Days One Summer" by Fred Zinnemann (The Ladd Company for Warner Bros.), "The Bear" by Jean-Jacques Annaud (Renn Productions) and second unit action sequences for six James-Bond productions (from "Octopussy" to "Quantum of Solace") for UK based EON production. Forms 1985 production service company "Unicorn Film" in Munich. March 1991 to March 1992 Executive Production Manager for TaurusFilm / The Kirch Group to supervise production work in Prague.

Experience in United States and Canada include work as Associate Producer for Ridely Scott "Legend" (20th Century Fox) and 1983-1985 as Executive Production Manager at Douglas Trumbull's "Showscan".

Produced and directed documentaries "great expectations" (1972 - special award of the jury at International Filmfestival Thessaloniki / Greece) and "Arno Breker . Portrait of a Sculptor". Commercials for Television and Broadcast-Promotions on Film, Tape and High Defintion TV.

Author of History of Polish Cinematography (1963) and Co-Author with Felix Bucher of Dictionnary of German Cinema (1970). Since 1994 editor of Internet Database KinoTV.com; 2006-2014 Co-Editor of CD-ROM „Das neue Film Lexikon“. Other publications: "Ivan Pyrjev - Ein Regisseur zwischen Kolchose-Musicals und Dostojewskij- Dämonen (2012), "Rex Ingram - Hollywood's Rebel of the Silver Screen (2013), yearly volumes "Filmography" 1914, 1915, 1916 (2015-2016)

Leonhard Gmür Filmography [Auszug]
2019: [] Wie HOLOCAUST ins Fernsehen kam (Cast: Leonhard H. Gmuer), Directed by Alice Agneskirchner, with Marvin J. Chomsky, Pia I. Arnold, Osman Ragheb,
2011: [] Captain America: The First Avenger (Unit / Location Manager: 2nd Unit Switzerland), Directed by Joe Johnston, with , Samuel L. Jackson, ,
2008: [] Quantum of Solace (Bond 22 (Working title)) (Production Manager: Location Austria), Directed by Marc Forster, with Daniel Craig, , Mathieu Amalric,
2007: [] His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Cludging (Working title)) (Production Manager: Location Switzerland), Directed by Chris Weitz, with John Franklyn-Robbins, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig,
2005: [] Undercover (Weiteres Team: Location Scout), Directed by Sabine Boss, with Viktor Giacobbo,
2004: [09.15] Mein Name ist Eugen (Weiteres Team: Location Scout), Directed by Michael Steiner, with Nella Martinetti, Beat Schlatter, Jürg Löw,
2000: [] Band of Brothers (Production Manager: Location Switzerland), Directed by Mikael Salomon, Tom Hanks, with Jason O'Mara, , Alexis Conran,
2000: [05.31] Sternenfänger (Starcatcher, Catching the stars) (Producer), Directed by Niko Karo, with , Sannah Laawani, Amina Khalil,
1999: [/ /1] Squadra Antimafia - Operazione Odissea (Production Manager: Location Klagenfurt), Directed by Claudio Fragasso, with ,
1998: [02/02] Astérix et Obélix contre César (Production Supervisor), Directed by Claude Zidi, with Christian Clavier, Gérard Depardieu, Roberto Benigni,
1997: [09.12] Tomorrow never dies (Bond 18, Shamelady, Shatterhand, James Bond 007 - Tomorrow never dies) (Production Manager: Location Germany), Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, with Pierce Brosnan, , Götz Otto,
1996: [09.20] Der König - Kap der Rache (Line Producer), Directed by Axel de Roche, with Günter Strack, Senta Berger, Dieter Kirchlechner,
1995: [11.22] Goldeneye (Production Manager: 2nd Unit), Directed by Martin Campbell, with Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco,
1995: [/ /1] Sau sticht (Production Manager), Directed by Heidi Kranz, with Monika Baumgartner, , Maria Singer,
1994: [10/02] Um die Dreissig (Production Manager), Directed by Ralf Huettner, with Natalia Wörner, Andreas Kunze, Juraj Kukura,
1994: [/ /1] Farinelli (Il castrato) (Production Manager: Location Bayern), Directed by Gerard Corbiau, with , , Enrico Lo Verso,
1994: [/ /1] Timemaster (Production Manager: Alpine Location), Directed by James Glickenhaus, with Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus, Scott Colomby, Michael Dorn,
1994: [/ /1] Das zehnte Jahr (Production Manager: Preproduction), Directed by Käthe Kratz, with Maria Bill, Matthias Habich,
1993: [08.19] Rosenemil (Associate Producer), Directed by Radu Gabrea, with Mircea Albulescu, Johanna König, Dana Vávrová,
1993: [/ /1] Nostradamus (Auditor: Completion Bond Auditor), Directed by Roger Christian, with F. Murray Abraham, Diane Quick, Amanda Plummer,
1993: [] Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Production Manager: Mountain Unit Switzerland), Directed by Kenneth Branagh, with Kenneth Branagh, Robert De Niro, Tom Hulce,
1993: [] Final Solution (unrealized project) (Weiteres Team), Directed by Stanley Kubrick,
1992: [/ /1] La Piovra VI (The Octopus VI, L' ultimo segreto) (Production Manager: Austria), Directed by Luigi Perelli, with Rudolf Hrušínský, Siegfried Lowitz, Orso Maria Guerrini,
1992: [] Tafelspitz (A Touch of Spice) (Production Manager), Directed by Xaver Schwarzenberger, with Michelle Becker, , Otto Schenk,
1991: [/ /1] Dalla notte all'alba (From Night to Dawn, Po noci prichází úsvit) (Associate Producer), Directed by Cinzia Th. Torrini, with Remo Girone, Marek Haman, Martin Hub,
1990: [10.18] Fire, Ice and Dynamite (Production Supervisor), Directed by Willy Bogner, with , Alke Reiter, Siegfried Rauch,
1989: [/ /1] The Neverending Story II (Auf der Suche nach Phantásien, The next Chapter) (Production Supervisor: PreProduction), Directed by George (II) Miller, with Andreas Borcherding, Jonathan Brandis, Thomas Hill,
1988: [] L' Ours (The Bear) (Production Manager), Directed by Jean Jacques Annaud, with Tcheky Karyo, , Andre Lacombe,
1987: [/ /1] The Living Daylights (Production Manager: Second Unit), Directed by John Glen, with , Art Malik, Desmond Llewelyn,
1986: [] Babes in Toyland (Il fantastico mondo dei giocattoli, Abenteuer im Spielzeugland) (Production Supervisor), Directed by Clive Donner, with , Jean Scott, Jill Schoelen,
1986: [/ /1] Of pure blood (Production Manager: Munich Location), Directed by Joseph Sargent, with , Carolyn Nelson, Richard Münch,
1985: [////1] Legend (Associate Producer: Preproduction and Budgeting), Directed by Ridley Scott, with Peter O'Farrel, Billy Barty, David Bennent,
1985: [/ /1] Deep Water Rescue (Production Manager), Directed by Douglas Trumbull,
1985: [/ /1] Alpine Thrill (Production Manager),
1985: [05.22] A View to a Kill (Production Manager: Location Switzerland), Directed by John Glen, with Roger Moore, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones,
1984: [] Let's Go (Production Manager), Directed by Douglas Trumbull,
1983: [] Big Ball (Production Manager), Directed by Douglas Trumbull, with Michael Champion, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Wendy Girard,
1983: [] New Magic (Production Manager), Directed by Douglas Trumbull, with Christopher Lee,
1983: [] Spaceblasters (Weiteres Team: Preproduction and Budgeting),
1982: [11.12] Five Days one Summer (Maiden, Maiden) (Production Manager), Directed by Fred Zinnemann, with Sean Connery, Betsy Brantley, ,
1982: [] Octopussy (Production Manager: Second Unit), Directed by John Glen, with Douglas Wilmer, Roger Moore, David Meyer,
1982: [/ /1] Anton Hanak - Skizze (Producer: Dokumentar),
1982: [/ /1] Satan ist auf Gottes Seite (Solorun) (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Wolfgang Staudte, with Gert Wiedenhofen, Paul Albert Krumm, Dieter Kirchlechner,
1982: [/ /1] Brücken (Bridges) (Director),
1981: [/ /1] Eine Mutter (unrealized project) (Producer),
1981: [/ /1] Espion, lève-toi (Production Manager: Location Munich), Directed by Yves Boisset, with Lino Ventura, Marc Mazza, Beate Kopp,
1980: [/ /1] Arno Breker - Portrait eines Bildhauers (Director), with Arno Breker, Albert Speer,
1980: [] Winds of War (Production Manager: Europe - Preproduction), Directed by Dan Curtis, with Karl-Otto Alberty, Robert Mitchum, Ali MacGraw,
1980: [/ /1] Jahre vergehen - Sonne, Mond und Sterne (Sonne, Mond und Sterne) (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Peter Keglevic, with , Bruce Low, Manfred Lindlbauer,
1978: [12.21] Bloodline (Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline) (Production Manager), Directed by Terence Young, with Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason,
1978: [] Power Play (Unit / Location Manager: Location shoot Germany), Directed by Martyn Burke, with David Hemmings, Peter O'Toole, Donald Pleasence,
1978: [04.16] Holocaust (Production Manager), Directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, with Edward Hardwicke, Fritz Weaver, Sam Wannamaker,
1977: [/ /1] The American Success Co. (The Ringer, Success, Jetzt komme ich) (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by William Richert, with , Judy Brown, David Brooks,
1977: [/ /1] Die Rückkehr des Alten Herrn (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Vojtech Jasny, with Attila Hörbiger,
1977: [/ /1] Mein seliger Onkel (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Vojtech Jasny, with Wolfgang Gasser, Louise Martini, Karl Merkatz,
1977: [] Sidewinder 1 (Unit / Location Manager: 2nd Unit), Directed by Earl Bellamy, with Marjoe Gortner, Michael Parks, Susan Howard,
1976: [11.19] Fluchtversuch (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Vojtech Jasný, with Tomislav Savic, Hansjörg Felmy, Ilija Ivezić,
1976: [/ /1] The Slipper and the Rose (Cinderella's silberner Schuh) (Assistant Director), Directed by Bryan Forbes, with Lally Bowers, Kenneth More, Margaret Lockwood,
1976: [/ /1] Im Zossener Bad (Production Manager), Directed by Peter Keglevic, with Ulla Christ, Hermann Günther, ,
1976: [03.05] Glück hat Flügel (Production Manager), Directed by Thomas Mauch, with Joachim Bliese, Jutta Brückner, Grischa Huber,
1975: [11.07] 21 Hours at Munich (Production Manager), Directed by William A. Graham, with William Holden, Shirley Knight, Franco Nero,
1975: [/ /1] Sweet Movie (Assistant Director), Directed by Dusan Makavejev, with Pierre Clémenti, Sami Frey, Carole Laure,
1975: [] Rollerball (Art Department: Assistant), Directed by Norman Jewison, with James Caan, Maud Adams, John Beck,
1975: [] The Hindenburg (Unit / Location Manager: Second Unit), Directed by Robert Wise, with William Atherton, René Auberjonois, Anne Bancroft,
1975: [/ /1] Raubüberfall auf ein Postamt (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Alexander Ziebell, with Hans Bergmann, Teo de Maal, Sabi Dorr,
1974: [] The Odessa File (Akta Odessy) (Unit / Location Manager), Directed by Ronald Neame, with Jon Voight, Mary Tamm, Maximilian Schell,
1973: [02.27] Die Sache mit dem Gärtner (Production Manager), Directed by Thomas Mauch, with Peter Moland, Peter Martin Urtel,
1973: [/ /1] Il Reporter (The passenger) (Unit / Location Manager: München), Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, with Jenny Runacre, Narcisse Pula, Jack Nicholson,
1973: [/ /1] Ein für allemal (Stand Photos), Directed by Peter Adam, with Karin Baal, Relja Basic, Georges Claisse,
1973: [/ /1] Sieben Tage (Stand Photos), Directed by Rainer Erler, with Christel Bodenstein, Wilfried Klaus,
1972: [/ /1] Alle Menschen werden Brüder (Stand Photos), Directed by Alfred Vohrer, with Herbert Fleischmann, Doris Kunstmann, Harald Leipnitz,
1972: [] Nullpunkt (Stand Photos), Directed by Rolf Busch, with , Heta Mantscheff, Jan Kiegeland,
1971: [09.06] Der Fussgänger (The Pedestrian) (Cast: Zeitungsverkäufer), Directed by Maximilian Schell, with Gustav Rudolf Sellner, Dagmar Hirtz, Peter Hall,
1971: [/ /1] Great Expectations (Director), with ,
1971: [] Carlos (Stand Photos), Directed by Hans W. Geissendörfer, with , Gottfried John, Ramy Jacob,
1971: [] Arsène Lupin (Serienhaupttitel) (Stand Photos), Directed by Dieter Lemmel, with Georges Descrières, Yvon Bouchard, ,
1971: [] Die Messe der erfüllten Wünsche (Stand Photos), Directed by Franz Peter Wirth, with Reiner Schöne, Nicole Heesters, Anne-Marie Kuster,
1971: [] Die Rote Kapelle (Serienhaupttitel) (Stand Photos), Directed by Franz Peter Wirth, with Edeltraut Elsner, Georges Claisse, Werner Kreindl,
1971: [03/06] Fegefeuer (Weiteres Team), Directed by Haro Senft, with , Ingeborg Schöner, Paul Albert Krumm,
1970: [] Jaider, der einsame Jäger (Stand Photos), Directed by Volker Vogeler, with Gottfried John, Louis Waldon, Arthur Brauss,
1970: [] Beiss mich Liebling (Stand Photos), Directed by Helmut Förnbacher, with Amadeus August, Eva Renzi, Katharina de Bruyn,
1970: [/ /1] Atlantis - ein Sommermärchen (Stand Photos), Directed by Eckhart Schmidt, with Arthur Brauss, Barbara Capell, Horst Letten,
1969: [] Köpfchen in das Wasser, Schwänzchen in die Höh' (Cast: Manager von Barbara Valentin), Directed by Helmut Förnbacher, with Heinz Leo Fischer, Helmut Förnbacher, Konrad Georg,
1967: [01.04] Zur Sache, Schätzchen (Cast: 2er Zoowärter), Directed by May Spils, with Uschi Glas, Werner Enke, ,

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