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Rasp, Fritz 1891-1976

Works: 117 works in 393 publications in 6 languages and 6,623 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  History  Musical films  Animated films  Documentary films  Filmed operas 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Singer, Costume designer, Narrator, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fritz Rasp
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

77 editions published between 1926 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,146 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
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Visual )

35 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in German and English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities"--Container
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( Visual )

39 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pharmacist's daughter seduced by her father's assistant has a child and is banished to a repressive reform school. Escaping, she makes her way penniless to a brothel where she lives for the moment
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first "modern" spy film a power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty. Can undercover agent No. 326 keep from being distracted by the beautiful Sonia, and stop the banker's plot?
Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incongruous group of people embark on a journey to the moon in search of gold
The love of Jeanne Ney = [Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney] by G. W Pabst( Visual )

15 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young French woman's struggle for happiness amid the turbulence of post WWI Europe
Emil und die Detektive [1954] by R. A Stemmle( Visual )

26 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film describes how Emil, the boy from Neustadt, recovers money stolen from him on the train with the aid of a group of Berlin children and how they bring the thief to justice
Somewhere in Berlin = Irgendwo in Berlin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After WWII, Berlin lies in ruins. For Gustav, Willi and their friends the rubble provides an adventurous, dangerous playground. For Gustav it also helps pass the time, as he longs for his father's return from a POW camp. One day a stranger arrives, looking helpless and hopeless...Gerhard Lamprecht built his reputation in the 1930s with socially-critical Berlin films based on the drawings of Heinrich Zille, and hits like Emil and the Detectives (1931, script Billy Wilder). InSomewhere in Berlin - his first postwar film, made just months after the cessation of hostilities - he portrays the people of the shattered city with precision and psychological realism
Warning shadows : a nocturnal hallucination by Arthur Robison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expressionist film in which a count is jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotion and passions are mirrored
Lina Braake( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lina Braake, an 81-year-old lady, has to leave her flat when the flat is inherited by a bank. She has to go to a home for old people. There she meets a former business man. He and Mrs. Braake develop a scheme to frame the bank who has driven her out of her flat
Paracelsus( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paracelsus is named head physician of Basel and orders the city gates to be closed against the Plague. He heals the dancer Fliegenbein but the authorities don't approve of his methods and seek to arrest him. Fliegenbein helps Paracelsus escape
Spione by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spione" in this newly restored edition remains remarkably contemporary, even 75 years after its premiere
The golden age of German cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four films chosen to represent what the title implies, the "golden age of German cinema," which ran from the end of World War I, through the 1920s right up to the rise of Naziism and Hitler to power
The woman in the moon : (By rocket to the moon)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five adults and a young stowaway boy make the world's premier trip to the moon in the first rocketship. Two of the travelers die and one of the oxygen tanks becomes damaged, leaving insufficient oxygen for all to return to earth on this trip. Frieda and Helius decide to remain on the moon
Emil und die Detektive das Original : 2 Filme: schwarz-weiß 1931 ; coloriert 1954( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. med. Hiob Prätorius( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilla Durieux, Fritz Rasp, Christiane Schröder, Szenenfoto, Gruppenbildnis, in: Enid Bagnold: Der Kreidegarten, Berlin, 1961 by Tilla Durieux( )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreyfus ... by Jean-Claude Grumberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a careful reconstruction of the case of Alfred Dreyfus, the Jewish captain in the French general staff who was unjustly accused of treason in 1894. Juxtaposing intimate scenes and historical tableaux, this drama shows how authorities tried to cover up the facts and how people like Emile Zola made this an issue that tore France apart."
Die Bande des Schreckens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal is caught when a bank robbery goes awry and he kills a police officer. After he is executed, those responsible for his conviction begin to turn up dead, and it appears that the dead man is alive and well and taking his revenge. It's up to an inspector of Scotland Yard to solve the mystery
Der Hexer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the sister of a famous criminal "The Hexer" is murdered Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes he will surface in order to take revenge. Scotland yard sets a trap to capture him; however, it seems he will escape yet again
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera
Alternative Names
Fritz Rasp acteur allemand

Fritz Rasp actor alemán

Fritz Rasp actor alemany

Fritz Rasp deutscher Film- und Bühnendarsteller

Fritz Rasp Duits acteur

Fritz Rasp German actor

Fritz Rasp regista tedesco

Fritz Rasp tysk skådespelare

Fritz Rasp tysk skodespelar

Fritz Rasp tysk skuespiller

Rasp, Fritz

Rasp, Fritz Heinrich 1891-1976

Фриц Расп

فریتس راسپ بازیگر آلمانی


Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera