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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )
439 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 4,733 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 )
235 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,891 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 )
115 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,126 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 5 languages and held by 1,107 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 )
24 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 846 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 )
66 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 727 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 most fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )
55 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In part one, 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 part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Le mépris Contempt ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in French and English and held by 686 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 )
64 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 617 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
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )
20 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 607 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
Ministry of fear ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 585 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
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )
40 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Book )
37 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 504 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
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )
33 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 501 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
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )
42 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First "modern" spy film. A power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 448 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, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )
30 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 386 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
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )
44 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 383 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, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )
36 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 360 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 Ring Lardner( Visual )
24 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 331 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
Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton.
Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976
Lang, Fritz
فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976
لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976
ラング, フリッツ
ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976
English (811)
German (478)
French (59)
Spanish (23)
Italian (20)
Multiple languages (11)
Japanese (3)
Russian (2)
Danish (2)
Germanic (2)
English, Old (1)
Swedish (1)
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