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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

423 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

251 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Dusseldorf and Germany's worst mass killer of the times. In the movie Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molestor and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues, despite frantic searching, neighbours turn against each other. The underworld becomes so incensed at the police activity that the leaders decide to find the pervert themselves
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

132 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

54 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
Le mépris = Contempt by Da Gao( Visual )

55 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camille falls out of love with her husband while he is rewriting the screenplay The Odyssey by American producer Jeremiah Prokosch. Just as the director of Prokosch's film, Fritz Lang, says the The Odyssey is the story of individuals confronting their situations in a real world, Contempt itself is an examination of the position of the filmmaker in the commercial cinema industry."--Container
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

46 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin police inspector Lohmann investigates a case, in which all clues lead to a man, who's been in a hospital for mental illness for many years
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

42 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-part version of the Nibelungenlied. In part 1, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In the second part, Kriemhilde avenges the murder of Siegfried by marrying Attila the Hun and causing mass slaughter
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

63 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

43 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first "modern" spy film a power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty. Can undercover agent No. 326 keep from being distracted by the beautiful Sonia, and stop the banker's plot?
Ministry of fear( Visual )

25 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

17 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter and lonely, big city girl Mae Doyle, returns home to the sleepy fishing village of her childhood where she meets and marries Jerry, a local fisherman. Mae attempts to settle into her marriage and motherhood, but old habits die hard. Soon boredom and frustration take over and Mae finds herself entangled in an affair with a man she knows is no good--her husband's best friend
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and German and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

34 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

53 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition
Metropolis by Thea von Harbou( Book )

33 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a city in the year 2000. A revolt by the people is countered by a robot, made in the image of the workers' favored girl, which turns against the Master threatening annihilation of the city
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

59 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a middle-European village a century ago, Death takes a young man just before he is to be married. His lover seeks out the Death figure and pleads with him for her fiance's life. Filled with pity for her, he promises to return her fiance if she can save even one of three lives about to flicker out
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

22 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norah Larkin is a working girl who wakes up a murderess after passing out in the apartment of brutish playboy Harry Prebble. Branded "The Blue Gardenia" by a sensational columnist, Norah dodges dragnets, informants and the cruel hand of fate as she struggles to conceal her involvement with Prebble, and to remember the details of her ill-fated night. As her hopes for justice fade, she decides to gamble her future on the journalist who transformed her into such a notorious figure
House by the river by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second rate writer strangles his maid when she rejects him, and frames his brother for the crime, after they dispose of the body
M : a film by Thea von Harbou( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Frics Langs vācu/austriešu/amerikāņu kinorežisors, scenārists, kinoproducents, aktieris

Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor

Fritz Lang cinéaste américain d'origine autrichienne

Fritz Lang director de cine de origen austríaco

Fritz Lang Duits filmregisseur

Fritz Lang itävaltalais-saksalainen ohjaaja ja käsikirjoittaja

Fritz Lang niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Fritz Lang osztrák származású német filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró és producer

Fritz Lang Rakouský režisér

Fritz Lang regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton.

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz

Lang, Fritz (Regisseur) 1890-1976

Φριτς Λανγκ Αυστριακός σκηνοθέτης, εκπρόσωπος του γερμανικού εξπρεσιονισμού

Фриц Ланг немецкий кинорежиссёр

Фрыц Ланг

Фріц Ланг

Ֆրից Լանգ

פריץ לאנג

פריץ לאנג שחקן אמריקאי

فريتز لانغ

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

ফ্রিৎস লাং

பிரிட்ஸ் லாங்

ფრიც ლანგი

랑, 프리츠 1890-1976

프리츠 랑

フリッツ・ラング

ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976

弗里茨·朗

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MScarlet StreetThe big heatDas Testament des Dr. MabuseFuryMinistry of fearMetropolis