WorldCat Identities

Preminger, Otto

Works: 453 works in 1,648 publications in 9 languages and 22,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Film noir  War films  Legal films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Author, Production personnel, Restager , Performer, Film editor, fmd, pmn, Interviewee, Conductor, Creator, Other, Contributor, dir, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Otto Preminger
Laura by Otto Preminger( Visual )

108 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

46 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

111 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

65 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
The man with the golden arm by Otto Preminger( Visual )

135 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict recovering from heroin addiction returns to the Chicago slums and struggles to become a musician
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

31 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

57 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
River of no return by Otto Preminger( Visual )

76 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Calder (Mitchum), a widower, decides it's time to start a new life with his son, Mark (Rettig). After being robbed and pistol-whipped by gambler Harry Weston (Calhoun) and nursed back to health by Weston's fiancee, Kay (Monroe), Matt takes Mark and Kay on a ride down a roaring river, where they are at the mercy of wild animals and a lawless frontier
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom potboiler, Anatomy of a Murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it's a Hollywood landmark
Where the sidewalk ends by Dana Andrews( Visual )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop Mark Dixon is already in trouble with his superiors for his brutal tactics when he accidentally kills a murder suspect. To protect himself, he decides to cover it up and pin the killing on a racketeer he hates and knows has committed many crimes like this in the past
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell has devoted his life to the military, and his career to developing a superior air defense force for the United States. When top army brass fail to recognize the importance of air power following its crucial role in winning WWI, Mitchell initiates a campaign to change their minds--a campaign that will ultimately lead to his demotion and the most controversial military trial in U.S. history
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

34 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind"--Container
The hobbit : original animated classic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins the hobbit is asked to recover a fabulous treasure stolen from friendly dwarfs. All he must do is brave dark forests, towering mountains, hobbit-eating trolls, huge spiders, a fiery dragon, and more. Fun and amazement await, so join the quest!
Bunny Lake is missing by Otto Preminger( Visual )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Lake goes to pick up her daughter, Bunny, at a London preschool but is told that they have no child registered by that name. The police can find no evidence that Bunny ever existed and wonder if the child was only a fantasy of Ann's
Angel face by Otto Preminger( Visual )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and German and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otto Preminger film about the affair between a psychotic woman and her chauffeur, the murder of her father and stepmother and the subsequent trial. Stars Jean Simmons and Robert Mitchum
Fallen angel by Otto Preminger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"June Mills and her sister Clara live a quiet life in a small coastal town until Eric Stanton, a smooth-talking con man, comes into their lives. He seems to fall hard for June, but Clara believes he's interested only in the family fortune. Meanwhile, sultry waitress Stella catches Stanton's fancy and thinks he might be her ticket out of town. The local cop knows more than he's telling about his fellow citizens and their tangled relationships, which draw even tighter after a shocking murder"--Container
Daisy Kenyon( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Kenyon is a lovelorn commercial artist caught in a romantic triangle with two men-- one she loves but cannot have and one whose love she cannot return. While in an emotionally draining love affair with married attorney Dan O'Mara, who refuses to leave his wife, she meets returning Army sergeant Peter Lapham-- a decent and gentle man who instantly falls in love with her. Although she carries a torch for Dan, she knows Peter will give her the secure life she desires and agrees to marry him. But when Dan divorces his wife, Daisy is suddenly torn between her obligations and her passions
Bonjour Tristesse by Otto Preminger( Visual )

26 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17-year-old girl attempts to break up the romantic relationship between her father and his new fiancée, who disapproves of her hedonistic lifestyle
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
In harm's way
Alternative Names
Otto Preminger americký režisér, producent a herec

Otto Preminger Amerikaans filmregisseur

Otto Preminger austriacki reżyser filmowy

Otto Preminger director de cine estadounidense de origen judeo-austríaco

Otto Preminger director, producer, actor

Otto Preminger réalisateur américain d'origine autrichienne

Otto Preminger regista austriaco

Preminger, Otto 1906-1986

Preminger, Otto L.

Preminger, Otto L. (Otto Ludwig)

Preminger Otto Ludwig

Preminger, Otto Ludwig 1905-1986

Preminger, Otto Ludwig 1906-1986

Ото Премингер

Отто Премингер

Отто Премінґер режисер, продюсер. актор

Премингер, Отто

אוטו פרמינגר

اتو پرمینجر

أوتو بريمنغر

অটো প্রেমিঙার

오토 프레민저

프레밍거, 오토 1905-1986


Stalag 17ExodusAnatomy of a murderIn harm's wayRiver of no returnLaura = Laura : Otto PremingerOtto Preminger