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Veidt, Conrad 1893-1943

Overview
Works: 230 works in 758 publications in 9 languages and 9,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Creator, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Conrad Veidt, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Conrad Veidt
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Carl Mayer ( Visual )
100 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man named Francis suspects that Dr. Caligari - the travelling hypnotist who performs with his sleep-walking assistant Cesare - is a murderer. He believes that Cesare also kills while under the doctor's spell. Francis' sweetheart Jane is attacked and carried off by Cesare, but she manages to escape. During the search for her, Francis goes to an insane asylum hoping to find Cesare and discovers that the director of the asylum is none other than the insane Dr. Caligari
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member 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 )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member 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
Waxworks by Paul Leni ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself
The man who laughs ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1927 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 337 WorldCat member 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
Lonesome ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies. Includes bonus features
All through the night by Vincent Sherman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 292 WorldCat member 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 hands of Orlac ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in England during the early days of World War II, Conrad Veidt as a Danish sea captain and Valerie Hobson as his enigmatic passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. In evocativley Hitchcockian fashion, the plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. DVD
The beloved rogue ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling poet Francois Villon battles to save his country from the devious Duke of Burgundy
The Thief of Bagdad by Michael Powell ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member 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."
Anders als die Andern by Richard Oswald ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1919 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member 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
Dark journey ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member 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
Above suspicion by Richard, Rollo Smolt 1896- Thorpe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two American honeymooners in pre-war Europe are asked by British intelligence to help track down a missing agent
Joan Crawford collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
A woman's face ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Holm is a blackmailer, who because of a facial scar, despises everyone she encounters. When a plastic surgeon performs an operation to correct this disfigurement, Anna becomes torn between the hope of starting a new life, and a return to her dark past. Opening with the court trial of Holm for murder, the story is developed through various stages by testimony of the several witnesses - and finally the defendant herself. Dramatic suspense is maintained by keeping the victim's identity well hidden for a surprise climax. Originally filmed in 1938 in Sweden, as 'En Kvinnas Ansikte', with Ingrid Bergman
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Miniver (1942, b&w, 133 min.): One of Hollywood's most memorable spirit-lifters about an idealized England confronting the terror of World War II
The masterworks of the German horror cinema ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film
The Indian tomb ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Maharajah of Bengal plans on entombing alive his unfaithful wife; he has a yogi bring over from England an architect to design the tomb--a point of interest, since the wife's lover, whom the Maharajah has imprisoned, is a British officer
 
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Alternative Names
Veidt, Conrad.
Weidt, Conrad, 1893-1943
Weidt, Hans Walter Conrad.
Weidt, Hans Walter Conrad, 1893-1943
Languages
English (298)
German (35)
Spanish (7)
Swedish (3)
French (2)
Catalan (2)
Russian (2)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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