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Freund, Karl 1890-1969

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Most widely held works about Karl Freund
Most widely held works by Karl Freund
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

50 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,393 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
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

70 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archeology team. Dressed in the garb of a modern-day Egyptian, he sets out to find his lost love, terrorizing the members of the expedition who must find a way to stop him
I love Lucy by William Asher( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains gems such as "Job switching" in which Lucy and Ethel do unforgettable battle with a chocolate factory conveyor belt; and "The operetta" in which Lucy's money problems bring down the curtain on her role as "Queen of the gypsies". This collection also includes the groundbreaking "pregnancy shows", including the touching moment at the Tropicana when Lucy breaks the news to Ricky that they are going to have a baby, and "Lucy goes to the hospital" the record-setting episode that garnered the highest ratings in 1953
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hurricane swells outside, but that is nothing compared to the storm that rages inside the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up, holding hostage the hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law, and ex-GI Frank McCloud. McCloud's the one man capable of standing up against the belligerent Rocco, but postwar world realities may have taken all the fight out of him
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Camille by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
The Golem how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

28 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 634 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
Berlin, symphony of a great city by SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg( Visual )

73 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Rien que les heures] Chronicles life in the streets of Paris
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

21 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic horror film of a Transylvanian vampire stalking the foggy streets of London for more victims
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The crowning achievement of the German expressionist movement and one of the most notable artworks to arise from the Weimar Republic...the bleak fable of an aging doorman whose happiness crumbles when he is relieved of the duties and uniform which had for years been the foundation of his happiness and pride...more than the plight of a single doorman but a mournful dramatization of the frustration and anguish of the universal working class."--Container
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

68 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this influential silent classic, set in a sprawling city of the future, a workers' uprising threatens to destroy the metropolis. In the 21st century, society has been divided into two classes- the lowly workers who live underground , and they wealthy ruling class who indulge in a decadent existence in the towering skyscrapers above. Until one day, when a member of the ruling class, lured below ground by an attractive female worker, is horrified by what he witnesses. He endeavors to help improve their plight, but a mad scientist and his evil robots are enlisted to thwart the young man and crush the labor reform efforts."--Container
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

18 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murnau revisits Molière's fable of religious hypocrisy, in which a faithful wife tries to convince her husband that their morally superior houseguest is, in fact, a lecherous hypocrite with a taste for the grape
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great, aging artist succumbs to despair when the young model and pupil he adores leaves him for a woman. Although the story is discreetly played at a father/adopted son level on the surface, the homosexual subtext is quite clear in this early Dreyer film made in Germany
Rose of Washington Square( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Sargent dreams of being a star but can only find work singing in dive bars and speakeasies. When she meets the handsome charmer Bart Clinton the two instantly fall in love. But he's a gambler and a con artist who seems to always wiggle his way in and out of trouble. While singing at her friend Ted Cotter's party. Rose is discovered by a top agent and her life and career take off towards stardom. Rose quickly realizes she must choose which life and love she wants more
Mad love by Karl Freund( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famed surgeon adores an actress, but when she turns to him to repair her pianist husband's severed hands, he replaces them with the hands of a murderer
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lush production is true to Henry James's description of the mid-19th century melodrama as 'all champagne and tears'. In choosing Camille for Garbo, Cukor saw 'a perfect meeting of the actress and the role'. The tragic heroine, a courtesan, is required to sacrifice her own happiness in order to prove her love. She is only permitted to pursue her own desire when its fulfilment will be denied by death
Montana by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover Montana, an outdoor paradise of wildlife, recreational opportunities and more miles of wild trout streams than anywhere in the Lower 48
The finances of the grand duke Die Finanzen des Großherzogs by F. W Murnau( Visual )

5 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in German and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 'benevolent dictator' must preserve the tiny nation of Abacco by fending off creditors, wooing a wealthy Russian princess, and evading a band of demonic conspirators
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Alternative Names
Freund, Karl

Freund, Karl W. 1890-1969

Karl Freund director de cine de Alemania

Karl Freund Duits filmregisseur

Karl Freund German film director and cinematographer

Karl Freund regista e direttore della fotografia tedesco

Karl Froynd

Καρλ Φρόιντ

Карл Фройнд

Фройнд, Карл

کارل فروند



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Italian (10)

French (3)

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Russian (1)

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