Screenwriter Ernst Laemmle Grave Hollywood Forever Cemetery Los Angeles California USA December 31, 2020. Ernst Laemmle was a German screenwriter and film director. He was the nephew of Universal Pictures founder Carl Laemmle and like many of his relatives he was brought over to America to work for the studio. Ernst directed a number of short western films during the silent era. His Movies include: The Daredevil Reporter, The Phantom of the Opera with Lon Chaney, What Men Want, The Palm Beach Story, The Sunset Trail, Phyllis of the Follies, Prowlers of the Night, The Great Moment, The Cowboy Chaperone, Way of the West, Bashful Whirlwind, Range Courage, The Fighting Terror, An Eyeful, The Tin Bronc, Pawns and Queens, The Red Rage, The Fighting West, The Man and more.