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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Most widely held works by Fritz Lang
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

308 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expressionistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

251 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,005 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
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,099 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 2016 in 5 languages and held by 837 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
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 831 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
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

46 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 645 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 )

26 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 631 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
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

40 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 559 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 )

33 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
Metropolis by Thea von Harbou( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 506 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 )

53 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 475 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
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1922 and 1986 in English and held by 41 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
Metropolis by Thomas Elsaesser( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the cultural phenomenon of Metropolis, its different versions, its changing meanings, and its role as a storehouse of database of the 20th century
Fritz Lang in America by Peter Bogdanovich( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Fritz Lang : allegories of vision and modernity by Tom Gunning( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this study Tom Gunning turns his attentions to the work of Fritz Lang, proposing new readings of the entire output of one of cinema's foremost directors
Fritz Lang : a guide to references and resources by E. Ann Kaplan( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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


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