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Wegener, Paul 1874-1948

Overview
Works: 183 works in 492 publications in 8 languages and 2,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Fiction  Folklore  Film and video adaptations  Silent films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Scenarist, Collector, Film editor, Honoree, 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 479 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 )
63 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 298 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
The Golem by Paul Wegener( Visual )
69 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 182 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
Sumurun an oriental play in six acts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and held by 166 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 146 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 by Hanns Heinz Ewers( Visual )
12 editions published between 1913 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an old German legend about a poor student in Prague who falls in love with a wealthy countess. He sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, then buys it back at the expense of his life. With a theme reminiscent of the Faust legend, this is considered to be one of the first 'horror' films
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 Student of Prague Der Student von Prag : a romantic drama ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1912 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 62 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
Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam Bilder nach Begebenheiten aus einer alten Chronik; fünf Kapitel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
German silent masterworks ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 35 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
Paul Wegener : sein Leben und seine Rollen : ein Buch von ihm und über ihn by Kai Møller( Book )
1 edition published in 1954 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The student of Prague by Stellan Rye( Visual )
10 editions published between 1912 and 2001 in German and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wegener's German expressionist romantic drama is set on location. A poor student unknowingly trades his reflection for wealth. The reflection then takes on an independent existence and begins to do harm
Sumurun by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )
14 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 30 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
Flandrisches Tagebuch 1914 by Paul Wegener( Book )
5 editions published in 1933 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alraune Mandrake ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in German and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale about a mad scientist who collects a hanged man's semen and uses it to impregnate a woman he's obsessed with
The magician ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 23 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
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 )
5 editions published in 1921 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der grosse König by Veit Harlan( Visual )
9 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Friedrich der Grosse im Siebenjährigen Krieg. Nach der Niederlage des Regiments Bernburg bei Kunersdorf greift er den Feind bei Torgau erneut an. Feldwebel Treskow gibt im entscheidenden Augenblick selbständig das Signal zum Angriff und verstösst damit gegen den Befehl. Obwohl das Regiment Bernburg dadurch siegreich aus der Schlacht hervorgeht, wird Treskow von Friedrich für die Disziplinwidrigkeit bestraft."--Container
Ikebana, faszinierende Blumenkunst by Ursula Wegener( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in Undetermined and German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Paul Wegener
Wegener, Paul Hermann 1874-1948
Languages
German (126)
English (92)
Spanish (7)
Italian (5)
French (2)
Russian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Germanic (1)
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