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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

323 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,447 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 )

277 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. A psychotic child murderer is brought to justice by the Berlin underworld
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

145 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,280 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 )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crime melodrama about an honest police sergeant who 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 Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

50 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 884 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
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

69 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 856 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
Die Nibelungen by Moritz Rinke( Visual )

43 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 814 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
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

29 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 791 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
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

47 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 745 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
Ministry of fear by Fritz Lang( Visual )

30 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 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
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's elaborate superspy thriller is at last restored to its proper length
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

40 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 563 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 )

38 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German town is gripped by terror due to the sadistic murders of little girls. The underworld is threatened when the police search proves futile so the denizens of the underworld trap, capture, and finally drag the murderer before a tribunal of criminals. At this point the police arrive
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
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

56 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 474 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
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

57 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Fritz Lang and featuring Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, and Bernhard Goetzke, is about a woman trying to save her lover from ultimate death
House by the river by Fritz Lang( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 381 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
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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 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

فريتز لانغ

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

ফ্রিৎস লাং

பிரிட்ஸ் லாங்

ფრიც ლანგი

랑, 프리츠 1890-1976

프리츠 랑


ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976


MScarlet StreetThe big heatDas Testament des Dr. MabuseFuryMinistry of fearM : a filmMetropolis