WorldCat Identities

Wernicke, Otto 1893-1965

Overview
Works: 85 works in 268 publications in 7 languages and 3,123 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Crime films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films  Historical films  Disaster films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Editor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Otto Wernicke
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

114 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molester and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues despite frantic searching, neighbors turn against each other
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

27 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing where the "zweiteilige Uco-Film" ends, Dr. Mabuse has been committed to an asylum. While writing his "Testament" as a master criminal he comes to control his psychiatrist, Dr. Baum, who inherits his legacy of crime
Titanic by Herbert Selpin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in German and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building the Titanic has been a huge financial effort, and White Star Line president Bruce Ismay wants her maiden voyage to hit the headlines. It is at Ismay's urging that Capt. Edward J. Smith pushes for a record speed in their voyage to New York, and that eventually sows the seeds for later disaster. This Titanic features a number of rich, decadent British passengers and a handful of noble German peasants. Ends with the court tribunal acquitting Ismay of any wrong-doing for the sinking of the great ship
Kolberg by Veit Harlan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mobilized Germany's most talented artists ... to re-create the true story of a Prussian town's rebellion against Napoleon's army of occupation. Laced with anti-Christian symbolism and National Socialist ideology, the film is a mirror of Hitler Germany's own war for survival. In its characterization of Kolberg's besieged citizenry, the epic allegorically reflects the spirit of fanatical resolve to fight on, that Nazi propaganda was attempting to instill in the German population during the final years of World War II"--Container
Lang ist der Weg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Yiddish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forgotten classic and a film of passionate restraint, made by and about Jewish Displaced Persons. Produced in the American zone of occupied Germany in the aftermath of World War II, this first feature film to represent the Holocaust from a Jewish point of view has the power of a collective self-portrait. The young hero is deported in the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto, jumps an Auschwitz-bound transport to take his chances in the countryside, and ultimately survives the war with a band of Jewish partisans to search for his family in the ruins of liberated Poland
The bartered bride by Bedřich Smetana( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartered bride: Adaptation of Smetana's opera about the bartered bride who finally married the young Bohemian she loved. Last waltz: A prince must choose a bride so a countess and three of her four daughters are brought for the playboy monarch's choosing. Complications set in, but all is righted when the missing fourth daughter arrives
The crimes of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 1998 in English and German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal mastermind controls his underworld empire even while confined to an insane asylum
M le maudit by Fritz Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin au début des années 30. Un tueur d'enfants vient de faire une nouvelle victime. La police multiplie alors les rafles dans les bas-fonds. Gênée par toute cette agitation, la pègre décide de retrouver elle-même le criminel... [D'après la jaquette] Inspiré par le vampire de Düsseldorf, une histoire authentique de meurtrier sadique, M, chef-d'œuvre de Lang est, au-delà d'un portrait de psychopathe, une peinture de l'Allemagne du début des années trente en proie à la crise et à la montée du nazisme. Le premier titre de l'œuvre devait être "Les assassins sont parmi nous" mais les nazis firent pression pour qu'il soit modifié. Remarquablement mis en scène, le film est aussi chargé d'émotion, notamment lors des aveux du meurtrier, magistralement campé par un Peter Lorre qui se confondra à tout jamais avec ce rôle. [Jean Tulard - Guide des Films - Ed. Robert Laffont (1997)]
Das Wesen des Glaukomes by Otto Wernicke( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in German and Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S.A. Mann Brand : ein Lebensbild aus unseren Tagen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1933 and 1993 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazi film set in 1929 amidst the turbulent political upheavals and rise of the Nazi party and SA at that time
München 1945 by Willi Cronauer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwischen Gestern und Morgen: "The first post-war film shot in Munich. Love, betrayal and tragedy occur one night in a luxury hotel. Years later the protagonists are united again and face a decade of regrets, hate and unanswered questions caused by the war. Their lives are in ruins, just like the bombed hotel."--Container
Metall-Segelflugmodell Constructor (in Meco-Bauweise) Bauanleitung und Bauplan by Otto Wernicke( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

München 1945 & Zwischen gestern und morgen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

München 1945: Footage shot in Munich shortly after it was taken by American trops on Apr. 30. 1945. Zwischen Gestern und Morgen: Love, betrayal and tragedy occur one night in a luxury hotel. Years later the protagonists are united again and face a decade of regrets, hate and unanswered questions caused by the war. Their lives are in ruins, just like the bombed hotel.--Container
Du bist nicht allein( Visual )

2 editions published in 1949 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sozialkomödie über zwei Paare an beruflichen und privaten Scheidewegen: Da ist die Ex-Schauspielerin Frau Wellinek mit ihrem Gatten, einem ehemaligen Physiker. Von Arbeits- und Perspektivlosigkeit gebeutelt, versuchen sie, noch einmal von vorne anzufangen. Dann wäre da noch der arbeitslose Hans Moll: Er wird unvermittelt aus seiner Einsamkeit und Melancholie gerissen, als er sich wie ein Teenager in seine neue Nachbarin verliebt. Seine Ehefrau bekommt davon nichts mit, ist sie doch damit beschäftigt ihre Karriere als Wachfrau voranzutreiben."--Filmportale.de
M by Anton Kaes( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text reconnects M to its significance as an event in 1931 Germany, recapturing the film's social and symbolic energy. Interweaving close reading with cultural history, Anton Kaes reconstitutes M as a modernist artwork
M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die grosse Hörspiel-Edition : die bedeutendsten Romane und Theaterstücke des grossen Dramatikers by Gerhart Hauptmann( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die verkaufte Braut : frei nach Smetana( Recording )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DIII88( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Otto Wernicke acteur allemand

Otto Wernicke actor alemán

Otto Wernicke actor alemany

Otto Wernicke attore e doppiatore tedesco

Otto Wernicke deutscher Schauspieler

Otto Wernicke Duits acteur

Otto Wernicke German actor

Wernicke, Otto Karl Robert 1893-1965

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