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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

472 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 4,779 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 1930 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murderer as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

122 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, she 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 )

55 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former policeman sacrifices everything to take down a mobster and his henchman after his wife is killed
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 850 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
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

93 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 830 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 )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 790 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 )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 683 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 )

68 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 632 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 )

26 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 610 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 )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 602 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 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 )

42 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

44 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 524 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?
Metropolis by Thea von Harbou( Book )

42 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 516 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
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 446 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 )

46 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Lang's ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

41 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 393 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
House by the river by Fritz Lang( Visual )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 372 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
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

41 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 365 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
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Fritz Lang

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

Fritz Lang cinaste amricain d'origine autrichienne

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

Lang, Fritz (Regisseur) 1890-1976

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