Most widely held works about Mario Adorf
Most widely held works by Mario Adorf
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in German and Multiple languages and held by 980 libraries worldwide
"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II." -- Container.
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in German and held by 614 libraries worldwide
In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker.
The BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 426 libraries worldwide
In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema.
The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Major Dundee ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal.
Die Blechtrommel ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in German and Italian and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Feature chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time.
The lost honor of Katharina Blum Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in German and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"Characters and events are fictitious. Should the description of certain journalistic practices bear any similarity to the practices of the Bild-Zeitung this is neither intentional, nor fortuitious, but unavoidable."
Lola ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Part of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Entire History of the German Federal Republic trilogy. Lola, a seductive cabaret singer and dancer in the 1950s, is romantically involved with Von Bohm, a morally upright building inspector. Recently appointed Building Commissioner, Von Bohm is committed to eradicating corruption. Consequently, he's given quite a shock when he is called into inspect the brothel where Lola works and discovers her there. With that, Von Bohm is left to question whether he is more loyal to the woman he loves so passionately or the career he believes in so strongly. The other entries in the trilogy are Veronika Voss and The Marriage of Maria Braun.
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder!
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in German and English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A young woman has a one-night stand with a man who turns out to be a suspected terrorist under government surveillance and becomes a target of media and police harassment.
Lola ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Drama, spelend in de jaren vijftig, over de strijd tussen een ambtenaar van woningzaken en een corrupte aannemer.
L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo The bird with the crystal plumage ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 112 libraries worldwide
An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner.
Klassenverhältnisse ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The red tent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Tells the saga of the ill-fated 1928 Arctic expedition headed by Italian Unberto Nobile. After the crash of their dirigible, Italia, the survivors huddle in their makeshift red canvas dwelling, desperately sending out S.O.S. signals.
The devil strikes at night ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In Germany during World War Two, a police detective comes across a series of murders which have remained unsolved for many years. The Gestapo initially supports his investigation, but then withdraws. The case is suppressed and the detective is sent to the Eastern Front when he ignores an explicit command and tries to prevent a murder.
Himmel und Erde : unordentliche Erinnerungen by Mario Adorf ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Holcroft covenant ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds.
Bis an alle Sterne ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Der Mäusetöter : unrühmliche Geschichten by Mario Adorf ( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Eine Sammlung unrühmlicher, meist autobiographischer Geschichten des bekannten Filmschauspielers (Jg. 1930).
Roland Klicks Deadlock ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Zwei Gangster flüchten mit der Beute aus einem Banküberfall in ein verlassenes Nest in der mexikanischen Sierra. Die Geisterstadt wird zum Schauplatz eines erbarmungslosen Konkurrenz- und Überlebenskampfes.
Actors Adorf, Alice,--1905-1998 Adorf, Mario American Civil War (1861-1865) Apache Indians Arctic Regions Authors, American Bild-Zeitung Biography Böll, Heinrich,--1917-1985 Boys Detective and mystery films Discoveries in geography Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Foreign films Germany Germany (West) Grass, Günter,--1927- Historical films History Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Italia (Airship) Italy Libel and slander Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Motion pictures, German Musicals Nobile, Umberto,--1885-1978 Operas Operas--Librettos Police Police questioning Privacy, Right of Prostitutes Revenge Sensationalism in journalism Serial murders Sexism Singers Terrorism Terrorism--Press coverage Terrorists United States
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