Veidt, Conrad 1893-1943
Most widely held works about Conrad Veidt
Most widely held works by Conrad Veidt
Casablanca ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis.
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement.
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence in this German expressionist horror classic. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of "Genuine: a tale of a vampire," a 1920 release which reunited "Caligaris" creative team.
Casablanca ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Entering Casablanca is easy, getting out is much harder, especially if your name is on the Nazis' most-wanted list. At the top of the list is Czech Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, whose only hope is Rick Blaine, a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one - especially Victor's wife Ilsa, the ex-lover who broke his heart. So when Ilsa offers herself in exchange for Laszlo's safe transport out of the country, the bitter Rick must decide what's more important.
Waxworks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A poet imagines scenarios in a wax museum fairground that involve Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Haroun al-Raschid.
The man who laughs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Gwynplaine is doomed to live life wearing a perpetual grin. Carved on his face because his father, Lord Clancharlie, had offended England's king. Gwynplaine grows up alongside the beautiful but blind Dea and they fall in love. Queen Anne, meanwhile, has ascended the throne and when she learns that the femme fatale, Duchess Josiana is in possession of the Lord's estates, she decrees that the Duchess must marry Gwynplaine, the rightful heir. Gwynplaine realizes that the duchess' attraction has legitimized his right to love Dea, renounces his title and follows his heart to the new World.
All through the night ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and German and held by 259 libraries worldwide
A big shot gambler investigating the murder of his favorite German baker stumbles upon a Nazi plot to blow up an American warship and is framed for murder in this comedy-thriller.
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures. Loosely drawn from "The Arabian Nights."
The hands of Orlac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated after a train crash, and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac's father is murdered by the dead man's hands, Orlac begins a descent toward madness.
Contraband ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Set in England during the early days of World War II, a Danish sea captain and his passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. The plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. Most of the story takes place under blackout conditions, in which the great city becomes a mysterious dark labyrinth.
The Thief of Bagdad by Michael Powell ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and German and held by 169 libraries worldwide
When the mischievous scoundrel Abu helps the rightful King of Bagdad escape from prison, he finds himself involved in an incredible series of adventures.
Dark journey ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
During World War I Stockholm, a neutral capital and easily accessible, is infested with spies and counterspies. Among them is Madeleine, the owner of the famous dress shop "Chez Madeleine," played by Vivien Leigh. Madeleine's dedication to the French cause is tested when she is attracted to von Marwitz, a lady's man and head of the German Secret Service in Stockholm. Suspicion wars with love, leading up to conflicting loyalties and an action-packed climax.
Anders als die Andern ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
A prosperous man encounters a sleazy blackmailer who discovers that he is gay. Released in 1919, this film is an amazingly frank depiction of a homosexual relationship. Banned at the time of its release, later burned by the Nazis, the film was believed lost for more than forty years.
The Beloved rogue ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Story of 15th century poet-adventurer Francis Villon, his battle of wits with Louis XI of France, and his swashbuckling romance with a damsel in distress.
Above suspicion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Affable Oxford professor and his jaunty bride are off on a romantic romp through Europe -- until they're asked by British intelligence to track down a missing agent.
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic.
Joan Crawford collection. Volume 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Sadie McKee: story of a maid who has to choose between marrying for love or marrying for money.
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
[Disc 1]: Casablanca: Casablanca, WWII. Rick Blaine is an exiled American who owns the most popular nightclub in town, Rick's cafe. He comes to have possession of two valuable letters that German couriers were killed trying to deliver to the German high command. Ilsa Lund re-enters Rick's life to purchase the letters he has obtained. Mrs. Miniver: The Miniver's are an English 'middle-class' family who, together, experience life in the first months of World War II. While dodging bombs. The Miniver's son beings courting Lady Beldon's granddaughter. A rose is named after Mrs. Miniver and it is entered into a competition where her rose will go up against Lady Beldon's rose.
A woman's face ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar.
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Weidt, Conrad 1893-1943
Weidt, Hans Walter Conrad.
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