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Kortner, Fritz

Overview
Works: 223 works in 489 publications in 4 languages and 3,836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Anecdotes  Musical settings  Humor  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Costume designer, Other, Scenarist, Vocalist, Narrator, Director
Classifications: PN1995.9.M45, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Fritz Kortner, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Fritz Kortner
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her
Büchse der Pandora Pandora's box by G. W Pabst ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1920 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent classic film with Louise Brooks playing the tempestuous Lulu who destroys everyone she comes in contact with, eventually turning to prostitution and a fateful meeting with Jack the Ripper
The hands of Orlac ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash, and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness
Warning shadows a nocturnal hallucination ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expressionist film in which a count is jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotion and passions are mirrored
Aller Tage Abend by Fritz Kortner ( Book )
35 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man awakens in a Honolulu hospital with no memory of his identity. He has three personal items : a wallet, a letter from an angry ex-lover, and a note from one Larry Cravat, an apparent business associate. Searching for Cravat, the amnesiac heads to Los Angeles, enlisting the help of a saloon singer, her boss and a police lieutenant. When he starts asking questions, he's blindsided by goons and chased by cops, but ultimately makes a shocking discovery.--Container
Die Büchse der Pandora Pandora's box by G. W Pabst ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the downward spiral of the fiery, brash, yet innocent showgirl Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone with whom she comes in contact
Chu Chin Chow ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Penniless woodcutter Ali Baba finds himself wealthy when he discovers the secret treasure cave of the Forty Thieves, but soon finds he must contend with Abu Hasan, a thief posing as a Chinese mandarin in order to steal Ali Baba's riches. Wong plays the slave girl who must help Ali Baba in his adventure
An die Nachgeborenen by Bertolt Brecht ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
German expressionism collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : A somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of "Genuine : the take of a vampire" (1920)
Backstairs ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1921 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this early German expressionist film a young woman's love is thwarted by a postman consumed with jealousy who intercepts her beloved's letters to her and who finally slays him. Devastated, she hurls herself from a building and kills herself
Kortner anekdotisch by Claus Landsittel ( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aller Tage Abend by Fritz Kortner ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Ruf ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professor who emigrated from Nazi Germany to teach in Los Angeles feels compelled to return to teach in Germany 15 years later. His return is fraught with more problems than he had imagined. He is both criticizied by his fellow ex-patriots in America and resented by some who remained in Germany through the Nazi period. He faces antisemitic fascistic elements at the university and also his long-lost wife
Leonce und Lena : ein Lustspiel by Georg Büchner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in German and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There was once a prince, Leonce, who was to assume the kingship, but not before he had married. An arranged marriage was planned to the Princess Lena but the prince fled to Italy as he did not wish to marry. Princess Lena was also not happy as she wanted to marry only for love so she too fled. On the way they happened to meet, and not recognizing one another, fell in love
An die Nachgeborenen Lesungen, Hörspiele, Originalaufnahmen, Tondokumente by Bertolt Brecht ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Zwiesprache; Schauspiel by Fritz Kortner ( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letzen Endes. Fragmente by Fritz Kortner ( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Sendung der Lysistrata by Fritz Kortner ( Book )
5 editions published in 1961 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An die Nachgeborenen by Bertolt Brecht ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of poems, plays, interviews and essays selected from the Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv
 
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Alternative Names
Kohn, Fritz Nathan.
Kohn, Fritz Nathan, 1892-1970
Kohn, Fritz Nathan 1892-1970 Wirklicher Name
Kohn, Nathan
Kohn, Nathan 1892-1970
Languages
German (135)
English (54)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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