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Freund, Karl 1890-1969

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

115 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,654 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 )

90 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mummy (1932): "In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman."--IMDB website
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 871 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
The good earth by Pearl S Buck( Visual )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 863 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 )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 838 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 thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 758 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 (the dog) and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
The Golem : how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

26 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of the legend of the Golem, "a body without a soul" created from clay by Rabbi Loew in the 16th century to defend the Jews in the Prague ghetto against a pogram
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

24 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monti Carpazi, Transilvania: il castello del conte Dracula domina minaccioso la vallata. ma il conte è inquieto e il suo bisogno di sangue lo spinge a partire per l'Inghilterra; l'Abbazia di Carfax diventerà la sua dimora ed innumerevoli vittime sazieranno la sua sete
Berlin, symphony of a great city by Walter Ruttmann( Visual )

42 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Rien que les heures] Chronicles life in the streets of Paris
I love Lucy( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 560 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

39 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hotel porter who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
I love Lucy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 475 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?
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

8 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 240 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 )

15 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 237 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 180 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
Montana( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 140 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 3 languages 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
F.W. Murnau's The last laugh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 128 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
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 12 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
 
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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

קרל פרוינד

کارل فروند

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English (231)

German (114)

Spanish (13)

Italian (7)

French (5)

Danish (3)

Russian (1)

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