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Rittau, Günther

Overview
Works: 67 works in 257 publications in 8 languages and 4,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Dystopian films  Film noir  Documentary films  Animated films  Expressionist films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Photographer, Cinematographer , Illustrator, Other, Videographer , Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Günther Rittau
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

94 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,643 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged instructor at a boys' prep school becomes infatuated with a singer from a sleazy cafe. He is forced to leave his respectable job. He marries the singer and travels with her performing troupe, sinking ever lower. When she leaves him for someone new, he returns to his former school as a broken old man
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Kinder, Mütter und ein General( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im März 1945 fahren sechs Mütter an die Ostfront bei Stettin, um ihre zum Kriegsdienst eingezogenen halbwüchsigen Jungen nach Hause zu holen. Ein diskussionswerter Film, der unmissverständlich die Entartung der damaligen Kriegsführung anprangert und die Zerrüttung des Menschen im totalen Krieg aus der Perspektive mütterlicher Emotionen beleuchtet. ... [film-dienst]
Asphalt by Joe May( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A femme fatale steals jewels, and seduces the cop sent to bring her in
Siegfried by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 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
Gold by Karl Hartl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Holk builds a machine which changes lead to gold. When the operation is sabotaged, resulting in the death of his mentor, Holk must accept the backing of John Wills, a ruthless and greedy English Businessman. Holk recognizes it as an opportunity for revenge and plots to destroy Wills' machinery, capturing the interest of the millionaire's rebellious daughter who is enthralled by the scientist's vision and integrity
U-boote Westwärts!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German propaganda war film in which a German U-boat captain and his crew battle British ships in the Atlantic in 1940
L'angelo azzurro( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il professor Immanuel Rath insegna nel liceo locale. Un giorno sorprende uno dei suoi indisciplinati allievi a giocare con una cartolina che ritrae una soubrette. Preoccupato per la loro educazione morale, Rath li segue fino all'Angelo Azzurro, il locale notturno dove si esibisce la splendida Lola. Inevitabilmente stregato dal fascino della donna, Rath se ne innamora e inizia a frequentarla
Gueule d'amour by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucien Bourrache, a handsome cavalry officer, enjoys pursuing and charming women. He meets Madeleine Courtois at Cannes and lends her a large amount of money, which she loses gambling. Then she drops him. But Lucien is now in love, and after his tour of duty he goes to Paris to find her again. But he's not so sexy without his uniform, and they do not travel in the same social circles
Asfalto Asphalt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una sensual ladrona seduce y se enamora del policía de tráfico que la ha detenido por robar en una joyería
Tumultes by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libéré de prison, Ralph (Charles Boyer), mauvais garçon ombrageux, retrouve son amie, Ania (Florelle), qui le trompe allègrement. Les fresques de la belle le conduisent à tuer
El Ángel azul Der blaue engel = The Blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola Lola, cantante del cabaret "El ángel azul" disfruta humillando a quienes mendigan sus favores
Os Nibelungos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Os Nibelungos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Nibelungen : Kriemhild's revenge( Visual )

3 editions published in 1924 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The finale of Lang's 1924 two-part interpretation of the Nibelungenlied. Siegfried's death is avenged by the woman he loved. Kriemhilde, widowed when her family murders Siegfried, first marries the king of the Huns, then carries out her vendetta of massacres, chaos, and devastation
Den blå engel The blue angel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heinz Rühmann, Lilian Harvey in Einbrecher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Einbrecher = Vslomschtschik( Visual )

2 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The young wife of a rich old husband is prevented from a fling by a gentleman-burglar, who falls in love with her."--IMDB
Kriemhild's revenge : the Nibelungen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriemhild, wife of the slain Siegfried, seeks revenge for his death and marries Attila, King of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
 
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Günther Rittau cinéaste et directeur de la photographie

Günther Rittau director de cine alemán

Günther Rittau director de cinema alemany

Günther Rittau Duits filmregisseur

Günther Rittau German film director

Günther Rittau regista e direttore della fotografia tedesco

Rittau, Gunther 1893-1971

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