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Christensen, Benjamin 1879-1959

Overview
Works: 68 works in 149 publications in 8 languages and 1,028 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Christensen
Häxan ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )
22 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through painstaking research, this silent docu-drama attempts to reconstruct the practices of witchcraft and satanism from the 15th through the 17th centuries, concluding with cases of demonic possession in the 1920s
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )
16 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het verhaal van de gecompliceerde relatie tussen Michael en zijn leraar, de kunstschilder Claude Zoret. Zoret heeft Michael geadopteerd als zijn zoon maar koestert duidelijk ook seksuele verlangens voor hem. Wanneer Michael een relatie begint met één van Zorets modellen, prinses Zamikow, lijkt dit niet meer dan een list om Zoret jaloers te maken
Witchcraft through the ages Häxan ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through painstaking research, this silent Swedish docu-drama attempts to reconstruct the practices of witchcraft and satanism from the 15th through the 17th centuries, concluding with cases of demoniac possession in the 1920's
Haxan witchcraft through the ages ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This combination of dramatised fiction, documentary footage and animated sequences was based on the records of witchcraft trials in the 15th and 16th centuries. Christensen (who also plays the devil) adopts a sceptical attitude to the occult in a portrayal, in turn grotesque and humorous, of witches' sabbath and black mass, extraction of confessions and contemporary scenes of possession
Mockery ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While scavenging for food among dead bodies during the Russian Revolution, a slow-witted peasant named Sergei is hired by a desperate woman to guide her out of the carnage. In exchange for promises of friendship and a secure future, he endures torture to save her. The woman turns out to be a countess, the friendship and secure future become a degrading job in her kitchen and Sergei, inflamed by proletarian ideals, embraces violence
Benjamin Christensen (1879-1959) ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Danish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two films by famed Danish director Benjamin Christensen. In Sealed orders, an officer's orders are stolen by a spy who is trying to seduce the officer's wife. In Blind justice, a fugitive traveling with a baby is recaptured and separated from his child, and swears revenge on the woman he believes betrayed him
Häxan The witch ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Swedish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through painstaking research, this silent docu-drama attempts to reconstruct the practices of witchcraft and satanism from the 15th through the 17th centuries, concluding with cases of demonic possession in the 1920s
Häxan ett kulturhistorisket föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Swedish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. It's a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous
Häxan ett kulturhistoriskt föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar = la sorcellerie à travers les âges by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Swedish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Häxan ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. Its a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous
Det hemmelighedsfulde X Sealed orders ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood skæbner by Benjamin Christensen( Book )
2 editions published in 1945 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Det hemmelighedsfulde x = Sealed orders by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )
5 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danish actor/director Benjamin Christensen appears in the first work as a military man who is wrongly accused and convicted of treason in wartime; in the second film as a man who was wrongly convicted and imprisoned for murder and seeks revenge on the woman who betrayed him when he's released many years later
Witchcraft through the ages (Haxan) ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film falls somewhere between documentary and drama. Portrays witchcraft and Satanism in the Middle Ages
På tur med fynsk musik by Margrethe Heyde( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Häxan Benjamin Christensens stora film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Häxan ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. Its a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous
Perler på snor by Annemette Hess( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dvořák, Eccles & Brahms by Antonín Dvořák( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Det hemmelighedsfulde x. Hævnens nat Sealed orders =Blind justice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bee, Richard 1879-1959
Christiansen, Benjamin 1879-1959
Christie, Benjmain 1879-1959
Languages
English (42)
Danish (18)
Swedish (17)
German (9)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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