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Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

319 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 4,355 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 )

246 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,651 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 )

62 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,049 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
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

63 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,006 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
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

37 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 859 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
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 844 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
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 712 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 )

25 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 617 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
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in German and English and held by 616 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
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

46 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon Dr. Svoboda, manages to escape. As they search for him the Gestapo also train their sights on Masha
Le mépris = Contempt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in French and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

53 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

178 editions published between 1926 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expressionistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

73 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a middle-European village a century ago, Death takes a young man just before he is to be married. His lover seeks out the Death figure and pleads with him for her fiance's life. Filled with pity for her, he promises to return her fiance if she can save even one of three lives about to flicker out
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 481 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
House by the river by Fritz Lang( Visual )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 475 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 )

51 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 444 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 412 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
Scarlet street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

98 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When middle-aged milquetoast Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) rescues street-walking bad girl Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the rain slicked gutters of Greenwich Village, he plunges headlong into a whirlpool of lust, larceny, and revenge. Scarlet street is Fritz Lang's 1945 remake of Jean Renoir's 1931 La chienne
 
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Scarlet StreetFuryDas Testament des Dr. MabuseScarlet streetFritz Lang : the nature of the beastRichard Wagner, Fritz Lang, and the Nibelungen : the dramaturgy of disavowalA divided world : Hollywood cinema and emigré directors in the era of Roosevelt and Hitler, 1933-1948
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 Düütscher Schauspeler

Fritz Lang itävaltalais-saksalainen ohjaaja ja käsikirjoittaja

Fritz Lang niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Fritz Lang österreichisch-deutsch-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Fritz Lang osztrák származású német filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró és producer

Fritz Lang pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Fritz Lang rakouský režisér

Fritz Lang regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Lang Friedrich Christian Anton

Lang, Friedrich Christian Anton 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz

Lang, Fritz, 1890-

Lang, Fritz 1890-1976

Lang, Fritz (Regisseur) 1890-1976

Langas Fricas

Φριτς Λανγκ Αυστριακός σκηνοθέτης, εκπρόσωπος του γερμανικού εξπρεσιονισμού

Ланг, Фритц

Фриц Ланг немецкий кинорежиссёр

Фрыц Ланг

Фріц Ланг

Ֆրից Լանգ

פריץ לאנג

פריץ לאנג שחקן אמריקאי

فريتز لانغ

فريتز لانغ، 1890-1976

فریتس لانگ

لانج، فريتز، 1890-1976

ফ্রিৎস লাং

பிரிட்ஸ் லாங்

ფრიც ლანგი

랑, 프리츠 1890-1976

프리츠 랑

フリッツ・ラング

ラング, フリッツ

ラング, フリッツ 1890-1976

弗里茨·朗

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