German singer/performer Ilse Werner, who starred in many films in Germany during the second World War, died of pneumonia on August 8. The daughter of a Dutch father and German mother, Werner has nearly forty films to her credit, including the 1943 version of The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, and was also recognized for her whistling ability. Werner was barred from movies briefly after World War II for supposedly spreading Nazi propaganda. She was 84. 
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