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Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Overview
Works: 142 works in 753 publications in 7 languages and 8,904 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Expressionist films  Documentary films  Film noir  Animated films 
Roles: Producer, Attributed name, pmn, Director, Author, Lyricist, Translator, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Erich Pommer
 
Most widely held works by Erich Pommer
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts by Robert Wiene( Visual )

131 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,315 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. It is then revealed that Francis himself is a patient in a mental institution
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

53 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

56 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Berlin in the 1920's; a pompous, aging hotel doorman is rejected by his family when he is demoted at his job. Fate has a sudden change in fortune in store for him
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 718 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
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

24 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 667 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 1, 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
Dance, girl, dance by Dorothy Arzner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 536 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

98 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged schoolmaster becomes infatuated with and marries a singer from a sleazy cafe. When she leaves him for another man he returns to his school as a broken old man, and dies
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film begins with the devil (Emil Jannings), boasting to the archangel St. Michael that he can cause anyone on earth to become completely corrupt. He decides that an alchemist named Faust should be his quarry. A bargain is struck: the agreement being that if this elderly man can be so thoroughly influenced that he will only commit evil - then Satan shall be given dominion over earth
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

10 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 250 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 )

12 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in German and English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful jewel thief is caught during a theft, and seduces the young policeman assigned to her case
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 202 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
Liliom by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The haunted castle : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts by F. W Murnau( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in German and English and held by 159 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
Phantom by F. W Murnau( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 135 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 Moritz Rinke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Set with Fritz Lang: This is behind-the-scenes footage of director Fritz Lang on the set of the 1924 film Die Nibelungen from the 1925 documentary Der Film im Film. Production Design: Concept Drawings by Erich Kettelhut: This documentary features production design and special effects sketches by Erich Kettelhut for the 1924 film Die Nibelungen. Comparison of the Dragon-slaying Scenes from the 1924 Thief of Bagdad: This is an excerpt of the dragon-slaying scenes from Douglas Fairbanks's 1924 The Thief of Bagdad. Dragon-slaying Sequence from Siegfried: This excerpt is the dragon-slaying scene from Fritz Lang's 1924 Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
Fire Over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The situation for England is perilous. Still reeling from its own Protestant-Catholic strife, England is a second-rate power under constant threat from Spain's mighty Armada. With unflinching resolve and magisterial bravery, Queen Elizabeth survives assassins and traitors to instill in her people the pride and courage necessary to defeat Spain and define the greatness of England"--Container
Die Nibelungen : Siegfried by Fritz Lang( Visual )

2 editions published between 1924 and 2002 in German and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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)
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
Siegfried by Fritz Lang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1924 and 1991 in English and German and held by 65 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
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Fritz Lang and featuring Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, and Bernhard Goetzke, is about a woman trying to save her lover from ultimate death
 
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Fire Over England
Alternative Names
Erich Pommer Duits filmproducent (1889-1966)

Erich Pommer German film producer

Erich Pommer productor de cine de Alemania

Erich Pommer produttore cinematografico tedesco

Ericus Pommer

Pommer, Eric 1889-1966

Pommer, Erich 1889-1966

Еріх Поммер

Эрих Поммер

אריך פומר

اریش پومر

エーリヒ・ポマー

ポマー, エリッヒ

艾里奇·鮑默

Languages
English (330)

German (152)

French (12)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)

Chinese (1)

Japanese (1)

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Siegfried