WorldCat Identities

Kortner, Fritz

Overview
Works: 234 works in 615 publications in 7 languages and 4,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Horror films  Film noir  History  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Creator, Other, Contributor, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, fmd, Narrator, Director, Scenarist, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M45, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 by G. W Pabst( Visual )

73 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lulu, a chorus girl who uses her sexuality to destroy the lives of men and begins a downward spiral into prostitution
The hands of Orlac( Visual )

11 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted concert pianist's hands are severed in a train wreck. A surgeon grafts the hands of an executed strangler onto Orlac's wrists and he begins to believe he is possessed with the mind of the strangler
Aller Tage Abend by Fritz Kortner( Book )

44 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the night by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 229 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
Warning shadows : a nocturnal hallucination by Arthur Robison( Visual )

9 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 228 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
Warning shadows = Schatten( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological study of a count who is insanely 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 emotions and passions are mirrored
An die Nachgeborenen by Bertolt Brecht( Recording )

10 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of poems, plays, interviews and essays selected from the Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv
Chu Chin Chow by Frederic Norton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 54 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
German expressionism collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warning shadows : Psychological study of a count who is insanely 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 emotions and passions are mirrored
Kortner anekdotisch by Claus Landsittel( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Backstairs by Leopold Jessner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 40 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
Der Ruf( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 38 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 )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 34 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
Aller Tage Abend : Autobiographie by Fritz Kortner( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zwiesprache by Fritz Kortner( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gedächtnis des Films : Fritz Kortner und das Kino( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letzen Endes. Fragmente by Fritz Kortner( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sendung der Lysistrata by Fritz Kortner( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in German and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brasher Doubloon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philip Marlowe is retained to recover a rare and valuable coin that turns out to be a medium of exchange for blackmail information and the key to the murderer of a cameraman."--Container
Das Schiff der verlorenen menschen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marlene Dietrich stars as a daring adventuress whose plane crash lands in the Atlantic Ocean. She is rescued by a strange ship housing a crew of escaped criminals and other dangerous characters. When they succeed in killing the captain, Dietrich and three other men must fend off the vicious murderers until help arrives."--Container
 
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Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu
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Fritz Kortner acteur autrichien

Fritz Kortner Actor; theatre director

Fritz Kortner aktor austriacki

Fritz Kortner attore, regista e sceneggiatore austriaco

Fritz Kortner Duits acteur

Kohn, Fritz Nathan.

Kohn, Fritz Nathan 1892-1970

Kohn, Nathan

Kohn, Nathan 1892-1970

Kortner, Fritz 1892-1970

Фриц Кортнер австрийский актёр и театральный режиссёр

Фріц Кортнер

פריץ קורטנר

فریتس کورتنر

フリッツ・コルトナー

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