WorldCat Identities

Freund, Karl 1890-1969

Overview
Works: 208 works in 596 publications in 6 languages and 13,423 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Silent films  Romance films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  History  Monster films  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Author of screenplay, Photographer, Actor, Author, Illustrator, Production personnel, Producer, Scenarist, Honoree, Restager , Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Karl Freund
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

82 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,498 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 Boris Karloff( Visual )

68 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archaeology 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
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 881 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
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 825 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
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )

4 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 821 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
The thin man goes home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 754 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
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 707 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
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

20 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grev Dracula jager unge kvinder, for greven er en vampyr, som om natten rejser sig fra sin kiste for at suge blod. Vampyrens gemmested må og skal findes, for først når der rammes en pæl gennem vampyrens hjerte, kan grev Dracula uskadeliggøres
I love Lucy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 558 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 Golem how he came into the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 440 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
I love Lucy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 31 episodes from the third season of Lucy's hilarious adventures; the Ricardos adjust to being parents, but will Lucy's motherhood affect her show biz ambitions?
Berlin, symphony of a great city by Walter Ruttmann( Visual )

24 editions published between 1927 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cross section of life in Berlin from dawn to midnight on a late spring day. Uses montage, cutting, and editing to capture the pulse and tempo of this city
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

5 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 230 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 )

12 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 189 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 )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 173 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
Der Golem wie er in die Welt kam( Visual )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and German and held by 164 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
Montana( Visual )

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

Lane is an Australian transplant looking to buy grazing land. But the cattle-raising locals won't sell to interlopers, especially one they consider the most contemptible excuse for a human being ever to cross the Great Plains: a sheep rancher. A flame-haried beauty has her eye on the newcomer, until she learns his occupation
The finances of the grand duke Die Finanzen des Großherzogs by F. W Murnau( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 129 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
Fritz Lang's Metropolis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freder Fredersen is the son of Joh Fredersen, who reigns over the great city of Metropolis in the year 2026. The younger Fredersen is surprised to discover his lifestyle has been built on the unseen, but backbreaking, labor of an entire class of workers who tend the machines that make the city run, and he descends to the subterranean levels of Metropolis in an effort to understand their lives. This version was produced in 1981 when Giorgio Moroder began a three-year endeavor to restore the science fiction classic
F.W. Murnau's The last laugh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
 
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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

カール・フロイント

Languages
English (176)

German (56)

Spanish (8)

Italian (6)

Danish (3)

French (1)

Covers
Pride & prejudiceRose of Washington Square