skip navigation
Overview for Hugo Grenzbach
Hugo Grenzbach

Hugo Grenzbach



TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Sound ...


Visual Effects (feature film)

Love on Toast (1937) as Transparency projection shots

Sound (feature film)

Tickle Me (1965) as Sd mix
A singing cowboy signs on with an all-woman dude ranch.
Black Spurs (1965) as Sound
The Family Jewels (1965) as Sound
A rich orphan chooses among five look-alike uncles to find a guardian.
Town Tamer (1965) as Sound
A lawyer, avenging his wife''s death, corrals the lawless in western towns.
For Those Who Think Young (1964) as Sound
Teens fight to keep a wealthy businessman from shutting down their beachside hangout.
The Strangler (1964) as Sound
A lab technician with low self esteem, brought on by his dominant mother, becomes a serial killer of female nurses.
The Patsy (1964) as Mix
When a star comedian dies, his comedy team, decides to train a nobody to fill the shoes of the Star in a big TV show (a Patsy). But the man they choose, bellboy Stanley Belt, cant do anything right. The big TV show is getting closer, and Stanley gets worse all the time.
The Disorderly Orderly (1964) as Sound
An inefficient hospital orderly wreaks havoc when he tries to help the patients.
The Nutty Professor (1963) as Sound
A timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side.
My Six Loves (1963) as Sound
Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness.
Donovan's Reef (1963) as Sound
A war veteran in the South Seas tries to salvage a buddy''''s reputation when the man''''s daughter comes calling.
Fun in Acapulco (1963) as Sound Recording
A trapeze artist tries to use love to conquer his fear of heights.
The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962) as Sound Recording
American undercover agents in Rome during World War II try to thwart the Axis.
Who's Got the Action? (1962) as Sound
When Steve Flood's marriage is threatened by his gambling ways, his desperate wife concocts a scheme whereby she becomes his bookie. Suddenly he goes on a winning streak and the mob goes after her to eliminate their competition.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961) as Sound Recording
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
The Errand Boy (1961) as Sound
Paramutual Pictures wants to know where all the money is going so they hire Morty to be their spy. Morty works for Mr. Sneak and gets a job in the mail room so that he can have access to the lot. But all that Morty ever finds is that he can cause havoc no matter what he does.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) as Sound Recording
A young writer gets caught up in a party girl''''s carefree existence.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as Sound
Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter''s wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer.
One-Eyed Jacks (1961) as Sound Recording
An outlaw seeks revenge on the old friend who betrayed him.
Blueprint for Robbery (1961) as Sound Recording
The Rat Race (1960) as Sound Recording
A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer.
The Hangman (1959) as Sound Recording
A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked in the town, and the citizens band together to try to help him avoid capture.
The Young Captives (1959) as Sound Recording
The Black Orchid (1959) as Sound Recording
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster''''s widow.
Maracaibo (1958) as Sound Recording
Houseboat (1958) as Sound Recording
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Sound Recording
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
The Tin Star (1957) as Sound Recording
An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.
Beau James (1957) as Sound Recording
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
Loving You (1957) as Sound Recording
Elvis Presley plays Deke Rivers, a gas station attendent who is discoverd by publicist Glenda Markle (Lizabeth Scott) and country-western musician Tex Warner (Wendell Corey) who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, first by changing Deke's name to Jimmy Tompkins, and giving him every break he deserves.
The Vagabond King (1956) as Sound Recording
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court. Burgundy is routed, and France is reunited, but the king reminds Villon he must pay for his earlier crimes against the court with his life.
Artists and Models (1956) as Sound Recording
A struggling artist uses his roommate''''s dreams to create a hit comic book.
Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Sound Recording
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
The Proud and Profane (1956) as Sound Recording
Lucy Gallant (1955) as Sound Recording
A fashion designer sacrifices happiness to build a string of clothing stores.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Sound Recording
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they''''re holding hostage.
We're No Angels (1955) as Sound Recording
After escaping Devil''''s Island, three offbeat prisoners help a goodhearted family outwit a scheming relative.
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1955) as Sound Recording
Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War.
White Christmas (1954) as Sound Recording
Two musical stars team with a sister act to help their old Army commander save his failing country inn.
Botany Bay (1953) as Sound Recording
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Sound Recording
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Scared Stiff (1953) as Sound Recording
A singer and his sidekick help an heiress who''''s inherited a haunted mansion.
Thunder in the East (1953) as Sound Recording
During India's first years of independence from Britain, Steve Gibbs lands his armaments loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich. Pacifist Prime Minister Singh hopes to reach an agreement with guerilla leader Khan, the maharajah is a fool, and the British residents are living in the past. Steve's love interest is Joan Willoughby, the blind daughter of a parson.
Carrie (1952) as Sound Recording
A married man''''s passion for a young woman leads to tragedy.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Sound Recording
Hurricane Smith (1952) as Sound Recording
Hurricane Smith and his marooned sailors escape from a South Seas island by stealing the ship of Capt. Raikes who's come to the island in search of slaves. Smith sails the ship to Australia where he charters it to Harry Gorvahlsen and Dr. Whitmore who claim to be studying flora and fauna. To fill out his crew, Smith "shanghais" Capt. Raikes who, by this time, has also made his way to Australia. During the course of the voyage, it becomes clear that Gorvahlsen and Whitmore are actually in search of a cache of gold that's been hidden on a South Seas island. Smith also seeks this gold, which he considers his own, as does Capt. Raikes. Complicating this 3-way rivalry is a growing shipboard romance between Smith and Dr. Whitmore's beautiful daughter, Luana. Events reach a violent climax when the treasure-island is finally reached.
Passage West (1951) as Sound Recording
Detective Story (1951) as Sound Recording
A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.
That's My Boy (1951) as Sound Recording
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) as Sound Recording
Gil Kyle finds himself caught up in the politics and unrest of the American Civil War and soon gets himself framed for a murder. His only alibi is Candace Bronson, who is aiding the Confederate cause and has left the territory to deliver a vital message about a Yankee gold shipment. So he sets off in pursuit, running into desperados, government agents, and guerrilla fighters, who are more interested in profit than ideals.
Union Station (1950) as Sound Recording
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Riding High (1950) as Sound Recording
An heiress and her sister''''s fiancee defy her family to race horses.
The Furies (1950) as Sound Recording
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
Let's Dance (1950) as Sound Recording
Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Sound Recording
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
The Heiress (1949) as Sound Recording
A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.
The Great Gatsby (1949) as Sound Recording
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.
A Foreign Affair (1948) as Sound Recording
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.
Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948) as Sound Recording
When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's talent to make money; but Triton's inability to prevent what he foresees, causes him to break up the act and become a hermit. Years later, Triton has new visions and desperately tries to prevent tragedies in the Courtland family. Can his warnings succeed against suspicion, unbelief, and inexorable fate?
The Big Clock (1948) as Sound
A corrupt publisher tries to frame a career-driven editor for murder.
Beyond Glory (1948) as Sound Recording
Thinking he may have caused the death of his commanding officer Captain Daniels in Tunisia, Rocky visits Daniels' widow. She falls for him, he falls for her, she encourages him to go to West Point. While there he faces serious disciplinary review for having forced a plebe into resigning. He may even be court-martialled.
Unconquered (1947) as Sound Recording
An English convict girl sent to the colonies gets mixed up in the war with the Indians.
Cross My Heart (1947) as Sound Recording
Where There's Life (1947) as Sound Recording
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
Blue Skies (1946) as Sound Recording
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Sound Recording
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946) as Sound Recording
The Searching Wind (1946) as Sound Recording
Always the diplomat, Alex Hazen is slow to take sides in Europe of the 1920s and 1930s. Cassie Bowwman wants him to be more decisive and leaves him in Rome just as Mussolini is coming to power. There Alex marries Emily, daughter of a newspaper publisher who hires Cassie for his Paris bureau -- just before retiring form active management of his paper. Alex and Emily's son Sam, recently returned from active duty in World War II, learns the whole story one night in Washington when Emily invites Cassie to dinner. Sam has a story to tell, too.
The Stork Club (1945) as Sound Recording
A hat-check girl gets rich quick when she saves a millionaire''''s life.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Sound Recording
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944) as Sound Recording
Henry Aldrich (James Lydon) tries to match his unfriendly teacher, Mr. Bradley (vaughan Glaser) with a wife. Henry hopes the teacher will become friendly enough to let him graduate with honors so he can use an inheritance for college.
The Uninvited (1944) as Sound Recording
A brother and sister buy a house with a ghostly secret.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Sound Recording
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Sound Recording
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Sound Recording
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
Let's Face It (1943) as Sound Recording
The Remarkable Andrew (1942) as Sound Recording
When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see. Can he get out of trouble before too many people think he's crazy?
The Glass Key (1942) as Sound Recording
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
Lucky Jordan (1942) as Sound Recording
A racketeer struggles to adjust to military life after he''''s drafted.
New York Town (1941) as Sound Recording
Victory (1941) as Sound Recording
Among the Living (1941) as Sound Recording
Paul Raden (Albert Dekker), hopelessly insane son of Maxim Raden, hated owner of the Radentown mills, is in a strait jacket in a secret room in the family mansion, while the body of his father is lowered into a grave. Twenty-five years earlier, the brutal father had hurled Paul against a wall when the young boy had tried to defend his mother and, with his brain injured forever, Paul's last memory, before descending into the shadows on insanity, was his mother's agonized scream. At the graveside are Dr. Ben Saunders (Harry Carey), Paul's twin brother John (Albert Dekker) and John's wife Elaine (Frances Farmer.) Pompey (Ernest Whitman), the family servant who has cared for and guarded Paul and kept the family secret for a quarter of a century,watches from afar. That night Dr. Saunders tells John that his twin, who he thought dead, is alive as the father, refusing to commit him to an institution, had bribed the doctor to sign a false death certificate and then bury another child's body as Paul. John and the doctor visit Radenhouse and find Pompey strangled and Paul vanished. While they search frantically for Paul, the latter revels in his freedom and falls in love with the first girl he meets, Milly Pickens (Susan Hayward), an unemployed mill worker. He wanders into a honky-tonk filled with dancing jitterbugs (Patti Lacey, Roy Lester, Ray Hirsch and Jane Allen), where a pretty blonde, Peggy Nolan (Jean Phillips), flirts with him. Her body is found the next morning near the closed-down Raden Mills. Terrorized by the second murder and the thought that a homicidal maniac is on the loose, the town goes mad with fear and greed when Dr. Saunders tricks John into offering a $5,000 reward for the killer. Milly purchases a revolver and persuades Paul, whose demented mind has forgotten the murders, to accompany her to Radenhouse on her hunch that the murderer is hiding there.
One Night in Lisbon (1941) as Sound Recording
Night of January 16th (1941) as Sound Recording
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
Virginia (1941) as Sound Recording
The Way of All Flesh (1940) as Sound Recording
The Light That Failed (1940) as Sound Recording
A London artist struggles to complete one last painting before going blind.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Mixer
The Lady's from Kentucky (1939) as Sound Recording
El trovador de la radio (1939) as Sound
Beau Geste (1939) as Sound Recording
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
The Great Victor Herbert (1939) as Sound Recording
Disputed Passage (1939) as Sound Recording
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Sound Recording
Sons of the Legion (1938) as Sound Recording
The Headleys at Home (1938) as Sound
Every Day's a Holiday (1938) as Sound Recording
On Such a Night (1937) as Sound Recording
Outcast (1937) as Sound
Midnight Madonna (1937) as Sound
Love on Toast (1937) as Sound Recording
The Moon's Our Home (1936) as Sound
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
Go West Young Man (1936) as Sound
Movie star Mavis Arden, as amorous in private as she is pure in public, gets involved with a politician despite her watchdog publicist Morgan. Planning to meet her beau again at the next stop on her personal appearance tour, Mavis is stranded at a remote rural boarding house, with a pretentious landlady, sensible old maid, rabid film fan waitress...and strapping young mechanic Bud Norton, whom to Mavis is just the plaything of an idle hour...
Spendthrift (1936) as Sound
I'd Give My Life (1936) as Sound Recording
Big Brown Eyes (1936) as Sound
A reporter and a detective team up to expose a ring of jewel thieves.
Mind Your Own Business (1936) as Sound
Private Worlds (1935) as Sound mixer
Private Worlds (1935) as Sound
Shanghai (1935) as Sound
Every Night at Eight (1935) as Sound
Three young girls working in an agency have build a singing trio. They want to 'lease' the dictaphone of their boss to make a record of their singin, but they are caught and fired. When they are not able to pay their rent any longer, they decide to try it on an amateur contest at a radio station. Due to lack of food Susan Moore becomes unconscious and the contest is won by a big band. But this big band offers them a job withe them at the radio station, they accept but after a while they again start to reach out for higher things and leave the big band.
The President Vanishes (1935) as Sound
Mary Burns, Fugitive (1935) as Sound
A young woman who owns a coffee shop falls for a handsome young customer, unaware that he is a gangster.
The Bowery (1933) as Mixer
"In the Gay Nineties New York had grown up into bustles and balloon Sleeves ... but The Bowery had grown younger, louder and more rowdy until it was known as the 'Livest Mile on the face of the globe' ... the cradle of men who were later to be famous." The scene opens in a saloon named "Nigger Joe's" ...

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute