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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

441 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,761 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 )

238 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. The story is based on the Düsseldorf child murders of 1929
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

114 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,199 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 )

52 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,117 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
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

26 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onschuldige man wordt in een klein dorp opgepakt en bijna gelyncht door dorpsbewoners. Hij gaat in het geheim -iedereen denkt dat hij dood is- achter de schuldigen aan
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

85 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime. When the document's nefarious writings start leading to terrifying parallels in reality, it's up to Berlin's star detective, Inspector Lohmann, to connect the fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse appropriates slogans and ideas from the newly ascendant Nazi party and puts them into the mouth of a madman, warning the audience of the horrible menace that was rapidly becoming a reality
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

56 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Set with Fritz Lang: This is behind-the-scenes footage of director Fritz Lang on the set of the 1924 film Die Nibelungen from the 1925 documentary Der Film im Film. Production Design: Concept Drawings by Erich Kettelhut: This documentary features production design and special effects sketches by Erich Kettelhut for the 1924 film Die Nibelungen. Comparison of the Dragon-slaying Scenes from the 1924 Thief of Bagdad: This is an excerpt of the dragon-slaying scenes from Douglas Fairbanks's 1924 The Thief of Bagdad. Dragon-slaying Sequence from Siegfried: This excerpt is the dragon-slaying scene from Fritz Lang's 1924 Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
Le mépris Contempt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French dramatist writing a screenplay for an American producer disagrees with producer on how film should be done. After an argument between her husband and the producer, the writer's wife has an affair with the producer and regards the writer with contempt, presumably because of his attitudes and behavior
M : a film by Thea von Harbou( Book )

69 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En psykopatisk barnemorder undgår at blive taget af politiet, men bliver fanget af storbyens kriminelle underverden, som mener, at hans aktiviteter giver den et dårligt rygte
Ministry of fear by Fritz Lang( Visual )

23 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is released into World War II England after 2 years in an asylum, but the outside world does not seem so sane either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization, he stumbles across a murderous spy ring and does not quite know to whom to turn
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 603 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 )

38 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 599 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 )

40 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Metropolis by Thea von Harbou( Book )

42 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agora numa cópia restaurada, o mais influente e visionário de todos os filmes mudos, METROPOLIS, poderá ser apreciado em sua total magnitude e exuberância. Graças à arte da tecnologia digital, podemos ver detalhes nunca antes visto nas inúmeras e mutiladas cópias do filme espalhadas pelo mundo. Fritz Lang, na época já considerado o maior cineasta alemão, havia regressado de Nova York e de lá trouxe toda a influência arquitetônica para realizar seu mais famoso filme, considerado naquele período o mais caro de todos os tempos. METROPOLIS se passa em 2026, a população está dividida em duas classes: a elite dominante e a classe operária, que vive num mundo subterrâneo, escravizada pelas monstruosas máquinas que fazem funcionar a todo vapor a cidade. Uma revolução operária é planejada, mas sempre impedida pela líder Maria. O chefe da cidade pede a um cientista malígno que construa um robô à imagem e semelhança dela, para que possa incitar os trabalhadores à revolta
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

43 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 507 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?
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content 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
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

45 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early silent film describing a journey by rocket ship to the moon. Rather than a flight of pure fantasy, director Fritz Lang conceived a modernized "trip to the Moon" grounded in state-of-the-art astrophysics & spiced with romance and espionage. One of the most influential science fiction films of its era, in many respects technically accurate
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

40 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mabuse, the mastermind of crime, uses hypnosis to subvert his opponents and control his victims. His thirst for power and wealth reflect the decadence of post World War I German society. Filmmaker Lang's high-contrast expressionist graphics, overly-bright streetlights and bit-characters with significant mannerisms provide social commentary that raise this film above the limitations of the genre
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

39 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 361 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
Cloak and dagger by Fritz Lang( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvah Jesper, an American scientist, parachutes into war-torn Nazi Germany to obtain military secrets about the atomic weapons being developed by the Germans. But the deeper he probes, the deadlier his mission becomes - especially when his involvement with a mysterious woman, Gina, catapults him into an intense maelstrom of danger, betrayal, and murder
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Fritz Lang

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

Fritz Lang director de cine de origen austraco

Fritz Lang Duits filmregisseur

Fritz Lang niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Fritz Lang Rakousk režisr

Fritz Lang regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton.

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz

Φριτς Λανγκ Αυστριακός σκηνοθέτης, εκπρόσωπος του γερμανικού εξπρεσιονισμού

Фриц Ланг немецкий кинорежиссёр

Фрыц Ланг

Фріц Ланг

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פריץ לאנג

فريتز لانغ

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

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ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976


MScarlet StreetThe big heatFuryDas Testament des Dr. MabuseMinistry of fearMetropolis