WorldCat Identities

Christensen, Benjamin 1879-1959

Overview
Works: 83 works in 213 publications in 7 languages and 2,340 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Silent films  Documentary-style films  Nonfiction films  History  Anthology films  Short films  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Producer, Restager , Author, Performer, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Christensen
Haxan by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 346 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
Häxan : ett kulturhistorist föredrag i levande bilder i 7 avdelningar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and Swedish and held by 312 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
Haxan : witchcraft through the ages by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un documental sobre la historia de la brujería dicha en una variedad de estilos
Witchcraft through the ages = Häxan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 53 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
Mockery by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and held by 41 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
Witchcraft through the ages( Visual )

11 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Swedish docu-drama portrays witchcraft and Satanism in the Middle Ages
Benjamin Christensen (1879-1959)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Danish and Multiple languages and held by 24 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 : 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un essai culte sur la sorcellerie à travers les âges et sa représentation dans l'art... L'ancêtre du docufiction... Plusieurs scènes fictives illustrent la pratique médiévale de la sorcellerie et la persécution dont elle fit l'objet de la part de l'église... Un grand cinéaste du réel et un pamphlet contre les totalitarismes...(Adav)
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
Dining Downunder by Vic Cherikoff( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Det hemmelighedsfulde X Sealed orders( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 11 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
Michael( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 10 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
Lon Chaney : the Warner archive classic collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lon Chaney was the king of the character actors and single-handedly created the role of 'horror star.' This collection celebrates his career showcasing his powers at their peak. One man. One thousand faces. Six classic films. He Who Gets Slapped (1924): Lon Chaney alongside Norma Shearer and John Gilbert. Mockery (1927): In a striking performance Chaney proves his talents were not confined to prosthetics and makeup. The Monster (1925): Lon Chaney plays the montrous Ziska who gathers candidates for his eerie experiments by causing roadway accidents. Mr. Wu (1927): Lon Chaney essays dual characters as the sage Grandfather Wu and his grandson, the mandarin Mr.Wu. The Unholy Three (1925): Chaney plays a ventriloquist who teams with a strongman and a dwarf to embark on a life of crime. The Unholy 3 (1930): In his last film - and only talkie - Chaney re-creates his famed silent role, the scheming ventriloquist Professor Echo" --Container
Witchcraft through the ages = (Häxan)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film falls somewhere between documentary and drama. Portrays witchcraft and Satanism in the Middle Ages
Häxan La sorcellerie à travers les âges by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Swedish and No Linguistic content and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Häxan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Swedish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hævnens Nat by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1916 and 2004 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man falsely accused of murder, and on the run with his small son, is recaptured and imprisoned for many years, during which time he plots a complex revenge. A social melodrama of guilt and redemption with masterfully constructed scenes of sophisticated suspense and artful cinematography, the film had an unprecedented eight-month production period and was the most expensive Danish film of its time. The story, inspired by 'Les Miserables' attempted to reveal the ineffective aspects of European prison methods and advocated reforms. At the American premiere Christensen was invited by the warden of Sing Sing prison to screen his film for the inmates
Hollywood skæbner by Benjamin Christensen( Book )

2 editions published in 1945 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind justice = Hævnens nat by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 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
 
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Bee, Richard 1879-1959

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Benjamin Christensen acteur et réalisateur

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Benjamin Christensen dán filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró és színész

Benjamin Christensen Danish actor

Benjamin Christensen duński reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Benjamin Christensen filmregisseur uit Denemarken (1879-1959)

Benjamin Christensen regista e cantante danese

Christiansen, Benjamin 1879-1959

Christie, Benjamin

Christie, Benjmain 1879-1959

Беньямін Крістенсен данський кінорежисер, сценарист та актор

Кристенсен, Бенжамин

Բենիամին Քրիստենսեն

بنیامین کریستنسن بازیگر و کارگردان دانمارکی

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