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Wegener, Paul 1874-1948

Overview
Works: 195 works in 533 publications in 9 languages and 2,628 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Monster films  Film adaptations  Horror films  War films  Biography  Propaganda films  History  Personal narratives‡vGerman 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Scenarist, pmn, Restager , Collector, Creator, Honoree, Film editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Golem how he came into the world( Visual )

6 editions published between 1920 and 2002 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 16th century Prague, Rabbi Loew creates a giant Golem from clay to protect his people from their persecutors. Employing sorcery, he brings the artificial man to life, endowing him with human emotions. Famulus, Loew's evil assistant, manages to take control of the Golem, commanding it to perform sordid criminal acts culminating in the kidnapping of the Rabbi's daughter Miriam. The monster, outraged, rebels and a rampage ensues
Der Golem wie er in die Welt kam( Visual )

71 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 16th century Prague, Rabbi Loew creates a giant Golem from clay to protect his people from their persecutors. Employing sorcery, he brings the artificial man to life, endowing him with human emotions. Famulus, Loew's evil assistant, manages to take control of the Golem, commanding it to perform sordid criminal acts culminating in the kidnapping of the Rabbi's daughter Miriam. The monster, outraged, rebels and a rampage ensues"--Container
Sumurun an oriental play in six acts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this blending of melodrama and comedy, the story of a rebellious harem member who rejects the sheikh and falls in love with a merchant is interwoven with several other related stories
Kolberg by Veit Harlan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in German and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... re-create the true story of a Prussian town's rebellion against Napoleon's army of occupation. Laced with anti-Christian symbolism and National Socialist ideology, the film is a mirror of Hitler Germany's own war for survival. In its characterization of Kolberg's besieged citizenry, the epic allegorically reflects the spirit of fanatical resolve to fight on, that Nazi propaganda was attempting to instill in the German population during the final years of World War II"--Container
Der Student von Prag The student of Prague( Visual )

13 editions published between 1913 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor student falls in love with a wealthy countess, sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, and suffers the consequences
The Golem by Jean Kerchbron( Visual )

46 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Jewish ghetto of Prague, a rabbi hopes for the golem, a hugh non-sentient creature, to return to life and protect the people from the whims of a cruel tyrant
The student of Prague by Stellan Rye( Visual )

27 editions published between 1912 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an old German legend about a poor student in Prague who falls in love with a wealthy countess, sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, then buys it back at the expense of his life
The masterworks of the German horror cinema( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film
The Golem by Paul Wegener( Visual )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in medieval Prague, the rabbi gives life to the Golem who falls in love with the rabbi's daughter and brings fear to the emperor's court. He is destroyed by an innocent child. Based on the legend of the Golem, a popular figure in Jewish tradition
Flandrisches Tagebuch 1914 by Paul Wegener( Book )

7 editions published in 1933 in German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Wegener : sein Leben und seine Rollen : ein Buch von ihm und über ihn by Kai Mller( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German silent masterworks( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation includes the first great feature made of the Dracula legend, Nosferatu, as well as the masterpiece of highly subjective, expressionistic film art, The last laugh, and the seminal monster movie, Der Golem
Sumurun by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Sumurun, a rebellious harem member who rejects the sheikh and falls in love with a cloth merchant, is intertwined with with several other related stories
The magician( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart blood of a virgin. That's what deranged medical student Oliver Haddo needs for his malevolent scheme to create life. He finds it in a lovely sculptor he hypnotizes and spirits off to an ancient sorcerer's tower, preparing to rip her heart from her living body. Based on a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. Bizarre, nightmarish, enhanced by top production values and elegant European locations, a must for any fan of the horror genre or of imaginative moviemaking
Alraune Mandrake( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in German and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale about a mad scientist who collects a dead man's semen and uses it to impregnate a woman he's obsessed with
Ikebana, faszinierende Blumenkunst by Ursula Wegener( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in Undetermined and German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Wegeners Der Golem( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im 16. Jahrhundert: Rabbi Loew, geistlicher Führer der jüdischen Gemeinschaft in Prag, ein Magier und Meister der schwarzen Kunst, haucht einer Lehmstatue Leben ein. Der Koloss rettet dem Kaiser das Leben, worauf dieser ein Dekret widerruft, das die Vertreibung der Juden aus Prag verordnet. Als sich der Golem infolge einer verhängnisvollen Konstellation der Gestirne gegen seinen Schöpfer auflehnt, bricht ein kleines Mädchen seine Lebenskraft. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam : eine Geschichte in fünf Kapiteln by Paul Wegener( Book )

9 editions published between 1921 and 1994 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Grosse König The Great King by Veit Harlan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Third Reich's tribute to the Prussian hero Frederick II portrays his struggle for victory during the Seven Years War. Considered by Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi propaganda minister, to be of paramount ideological significance
The Golem Der Golem : wie er in die Welt kam( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a figure from Jewish legend, a man-made creature is brought to life in order to save the Jews in an impoverished East European ghetto from a pogrom
 
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