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Knef, Hildegard 1925-2002

Works: 535 works in 1,200 publications in 11 languages and 6,972 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Filmed operas  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Drama 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Creator, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Henry King( Visual )

55 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a successful but disillusioned writer who is near death from a hunting wound in Africa and who reviews his amorous intrigues and his experiences as hunter and world traveler. Filmed in part in Africa, Paris, and on the Riviera
Die mörder sind unter uns = The murderers are among us by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

58 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film to be produced in postwar Germany. Wolfgang Staudte's narrative focuses on Dr. Hans Mertens, a former officer in the German army who has been severely traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. Tormented by his conscience, Mertens wanders through a Germany ruined by the privations of World War II. Returning to Berlin, he finds that his former SS commander has successfully transformed himself into a wealthy industrialist, apparently untroubled by his role in the holocaust. Dr. Mertens, takes it upon himself to administer justice to his former commanding officer, who he knows to be guilty of war crimes. This was the first and perhaps the best of the so-called 'Trummerfilme', films from the rubble. It was also the first film from DEFA, the East German production company founded in 1946
Silk stockings an original cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decision before dawn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information
Fedora by Billy Wilder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film producer travels to the Greek isles to coax a Garbo-like screen idol out of seclusion. But the deeper he infiltrates the remote villa, evading an overprotective countess and a mysterious plastic surgeon, the closer he comes to discovering the terrible secret behind the actress's timeless beauty
Der geschenkte Gaul : Bericht aus einem Leben by Hildegard Knef( Book )

56 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Duitse filmactrice en zangeres (geb. 1925), die een beeld geeft van haar jeugd voor en tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog in Berlijn en van haar carrière in Amerika en Duitsland
Das Urteil : oder, Der Gegenmensch by Hildegard Knef( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Duitse filmactrice en zangeres (geb. 1925) vertelt het relaas van de tientallen operaties die zij onderging en beschrijft - in de vorm van een aanklacht - haar ervaringen in ziekenhuizen en met medici
Flügel und Fesseln The future of Emily( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping drama of family relationships of three generations of females. Isabelle returns home to visit her daughter, but is followed by her smitten co-star. The situation sets off a volatile 24 hours as long-smoldering resentments surface
Ich brauch Tapetenwechsel by Hildegard Knef( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in German and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Murderers are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, after three years in a concentration camp, the artist Susanne Wallner (Hildegard Knef) returns to a Berlin in ruins. Shot in the rubble of Berlin just a year after WWII, The Murderers Are among Us was the first film made in Germany after the war and has since become a classic antifascist and rubble film. Its film noir style successfully blends German expressionism with striking neorealism. Despite Susanne's unspeakable experiences, she is filled with a renewed desire for life. When she goes back to her old apartment, she learns Dr. Hans Mertens (Ernst Wilhelm Borchert) has taken up residence there. He is a physician and a former officer in the German army, who is haunted by the memory of the execution of 121 Polish civilians, which he did nothing to prevent. Under Susanne's care, the broken man gathers new strength and courage. Then, by chance, Mertens meets his former captain and decides to take the law into his own hands
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social satire set in Victorian London in which both government and underworld are portrayed as amoral and polluted by economic and political chaos. Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars, with the help of Mackie Messer and his gang, opens a bank in the belief that legal thievery is more profitable than larceny. In the end, Polly's father, Mackie, and the corrupt police commissioner become partners in the bank and mainstays of society. The American release version was dubbed into English, and has interpolated scenes with the Ballad Singer played by Sammy Davis
The gift horse; report on a life by Hildegard Knef( Book )

31 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van Duitse zangeres en actrice Hildegard Knef (1926-2002). Uitvoerig beschrijft ze haar vriendschap met Marlene Dietrich en haar samenwerking met Cole Porter. Ook Tyrone Power behoorde tot haar vriendenkring
The verdict by Hildegard Knef( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sünderin by Willi Forst( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman prostitute experiences real love for the first time with a painter who must undergo an operation to prevent blindness
Romy : Betrachtung eines Lebens by Hildegard Knef( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Oostenrijkse toneel- en filmactrice Romy Schneider (1938-1982)
The lost continent( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nightmare begins when Captain Lansen attempts to transport illegal explosives and a motley group of passengers on a rusty tramp steamer that becomes stranded in the vast floating swamp of the mysterious Sargasso Sea. Under cover of night, the terrified travelers encounter unspeakable monsters, man-eating seaweed, vicious mutant pirates and stupendouly endowed women
Essential Nazi films : Four classics about Nazi Germany( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murderers are among us: A man and a woman return to war-torn Berlin to face the harsh realities of post-war Germany
Jeder stirbt für sich allein Alone in Berlin: Every man dies alone( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zum letzten Mal sehen Anna und Otto Quangel ihren einzigen Sohn, als er 1940 einberufen wird. Kurz darauf fällt Otti "für Führer, Volk und Vaterland". Für das Ehepaar bricht eine Welt zusammen; Phrasen vom Heldentod für den Führer bieten keinen Trost. Anna beginnt anonyme Feldpostkarten mit den Worten "Der Führer hat mir meinen Sohn ermordet" zu verteilen. So hofft sie, die Menschen wachzurütteln. Doch vor allem setzt sie die Überwachungsmaschinerie des Nazistaates in Gang. Schon bald ist ihnen die Gestapo auf den Fersen und sie gehören zu den meistgesuchten Verbrechern des Vaterlandes... Ambitionierte Literaturverfilmung und ein Stück deutscher Geschichte: Hans Fallada verfasste den Roman kurz vor seinem Tod im Jahre 1946, basierend auf Gestapo-Akten. Das Vermächtnis eines grossen deutschen Schriftstellers. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Unter den Brücken by Helmut Käutner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hendrik and Willi are the owners and crew of a canal barge. They travel up and down the Havel River, have girlfriends here and there, and dream of a "solid" life. One evening they observe a young girl, Anna, who is apparently about to jump off a bridge. They both run to save her, but are "disappointed" to find out that she only threw a ten mark note into the river in hopes of ridding herself of a bad memory. Anna is persuaded to travel back to Berlin as a "passenger" with them, and the two friends soon fall in love with her. After an insulting comment from Willi, Anna leaves the boat, and the two men make an agreement with one another: whoever wins Anna back must forfeit his claim to the barge
Hildegard Knef by Hildegard Knef( Recording )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Cameron, Hildegard 1925-2002

Hilde Knef

Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef

Hildegard Knef actrice allemande

Hildegard Knef actriz, cantante y escritora

Hildegard Knef cantante, attrice e scrittrice tedesca

Hildegard Knef deutsche Schauspielerin, Malerin, Chansonsängerin und Autorin

Hildegard Knef Duits actrice

Hildegard Knef German actress, singer, writer

Hildegard Knef niemiecka aktorka i piosenkarka

Hildegard Neff

Hildegarde Neff

Hirsch, Hildegard 1925-2002


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Knef, Hildegard Albertina 1925-2002

Knef, Hildegard Frieda Albertine 1925-2002

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Schell, Hildegard.

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