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Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Overview
Works: 164 works in 645 publications in 4 languages and 8,501 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Film noir  Silent films  Detective and mystery films  Biography  History  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, Director, Translator, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erich Pommer
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene ( Visual )
96 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hynotist's influence. Also featured on this cassette is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine, a vampire tale. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement, and were restored in 1996 by Film Preservation Associates
Der blaue Engel The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in German and English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction. Drame psychologique. L'autoritaire professeur Immanuel Rath tombe amoureux de Löla, chanteuse de Beuglant. Il perd sa position, épouse la chanteuse, suit la troupe dirigée par Hazeppa, vend les photos de sa femme déshabillée, devient même clown, essaie d'étrangler l'infidèle et a conscience de toute sa déchéance en retrouvant sa petite ville et sa salle de classe. Avec Avec Marlene Dietrich, Emil Jannings, Hans Albers, Rosa Valetti
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Metropolis by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 663 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1924 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director."--Container
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Mabuse, a gambler, hypnotist, master of disguises, and all-around criminal mastermind, tries to take over Berlin. This is an authorized restored edition using existing camera negatives from a two-part film. Includes English intertitles
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part one, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in German and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This lavish studio production was the last film Murnau made in Germany before he went to Hollywood, and it achieves the most extraordinary atmosphere, visual effects and imagery. The Devil Mephisto (Jannings) strikes a bargain with the Archangel St. Michael - if an alchemist named Faust can be so thoroughly influenced that he will only commit evil, then Satan shall be given dominion over Earth
Tartuffe by Molière ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A screen adaption of Molière's black comedy about the religious hypocrite who insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
Asphalt by Joe May ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in German and English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful jewel thief is caught during a theft, and seduces the young policeman assigned to her case
The last laugh der letzte Mann ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Liliom by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The haunted castle the exposure of a secret in 5 acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hunting party is interrupted by the arrival of a notorious count, who is believed to have murdered his brother. The uninvited guest sets in motion an elaborate plot to resurrect the ghosts of the past and bring secrets of his brother's death to light
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 152 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
Phantom by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the greatest artistic and technical achievements of the German silent cinema, Fritz Lang's monumental Die Nibelungen is a passionate retelling of Nordic legend, invested with all the resources of the colossal UFA Studios. Scripted by Lang's wife at the time, Thea von Harbou (Metropolis), Siegfried establishes larger-than-life heroic characters who are defined by tests of valor and rigid codes of honor. In order to win the hand of Kriemhild (Margarete Schoen), Siegfried (Paul Richter) must win a bride for her brother, King Gunther (Theodor Loos)
Fire over England by William K Howard ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth I and her navy overcome the Spanish Armada
Der Blaue Engel by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1930 and 2002 in German and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stodgy, tyrannical, middle-aged high school teacher loses his heart and soul to captivating cabaret floozy--the role that made Dietrich famous ("Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf Liebe eingestellt ... ")
Siegfried by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1924 and 1991 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part one of a silent extravaganza based on the legends of the Nibelungen. In a time when magic was real and legends walked, a hero, Siegfried, pure of heart and of unblemished virtue, is brought down by the powers of darkness and his own innocence
 
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Alternative Names
Pommer, Eric 1889-1966
ポマー, エリッヒ
Languages
English (267)
German (110)
French (11)
Italian (1)
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