Josef Stein was born on 2 February 1876 in Wien, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]. He was a director and production manager, known for Die Welt in Flammen. 1. Haß und Liebe (1923), Die Kleine aus Amerika (1925) and Auf den Trümmern des Paradieses (1920). He died on 16 June 1937 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic].