WorldCat Identities

Krauss, Werner 1884-

Overview
Works: 185 works in 517 publications in 6 languages and 5,117 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Silent films  Sources  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Other, Costume designer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Werner Krauss Publications about Werner Krauss
Publications by  Werner Krauss Publications by Werner Krauss
posthumous Publications by Werner Krauss, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Werner Krauss
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Carl Mayer ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of the modern re-appearance of an 11th century myth involving the strange and mysterious influence of a mountebank monk over a somnambulist
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement
Waxworks by Paul Leni ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
Jud Süss ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in German and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This notorious Nazi propaganda historical costume melodrama is based on the Nazi version of the novel of the same title by Lion Feuchtwanger, which is based on the real historical character of Josef Süss Oppenheimer who was a Jewish tax advisor to Karl Alexander during the early 1700s and was publicly executed in Stuttgart for manipulation of state funds
Jean Renoir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whirlpool of fate: after the suspicious death of her father a young girl runs away from her brutal uncle and joins a gypsy camp
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Cavernous chambers and stony battlements cast shadows of impending doom upon Othello and Desdemona as the mephistophelian Iago dances about them, methodically destroying their happiness and steering them toward their bitter fate with impish delight."--Container
Secrets of a soul a psychoanalytic film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By deciphering dream symbols, a psychoanalyst is able to resolve his patient's unconscious conflicts, curing him
The joyless street by G. W Pabst ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expressionistic account of economic and moral decay that focuses on the problems of the inhabitants of a street in decadent post World War I Vienna. Garbo plays a professor's daughter whose family security has been shattered by inflation and must now consider working in a brothel to keep her family from starving
Nathan der Weise ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in German and Multiple languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ephraims Lessings pazifistisches Drama spielt im Jerusalem zur Zeit der Kreuzzüge, als Christentum, Judentum und Islam unittelbar aufeinandertrafen. Der bildgewaltige Ausstattungsfilm mit Werner Krauss in der Titelrolle mußte sich schon während seiner Produktion im Jahre 1922 heftiger Attacken von seiten der Nationalsozialisten erwehren und ist heute völlig vergessen. Im begleitenden Booklet wird die komplexe Zensurgeschichte des lange verschollenen Films dargestellt, der nun als ein Meisterwerk des deutschen Stummfilms wiederentdeckt werden kann
Der Student von Prag The student of Prague ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor student falls in love with a wealthy countess, sells his reflection to an agent of the devil in order to become rich, and suffers the consequences
The masterworks of the German horror cinema ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These three classic silent films are considered by many to be the roots of the modern horror film
Jud Süss the indoctrination of racial hatred ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nazi propaganda film at its most inflammatory. A Jewish man victimizes innocent Aryans on his way to power. Based in part on the story of Joseph Süss-Oppenheimer
Nana by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Paris, sous le second Empire, Nana est une petite actrice sans envergure au Théâtre des Variétés. Malgré l'appui financier du Comte Muffat, qui s'est épris d'elle, la jeune femme n'obtient aucun succès. Mais elle comprend vite qu'avec son pouvoir de séduction, elle a tout intérêt à jouer les femmes entretenues
Das cabinet des Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic
Danton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical drama of Revolutionary leaders and the Reign of Terror in 18th century France
Das Kabinett des Doktor Caligari = Le cabinet du docteur Caligari by Robert Wiene ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : dans une fête foraine, vers 1830, le Docteur Caligari exhibe Cesare, un somnambule. Celui-ci prédit à un étudiant, Alan, qu'il vivra jusqu'à l'aube. Il est en effet assassiné dans son lit. Son ami Francis soupçonne Caligari. La jeune fille que convoitaient Alan et Francis est enlevée par Cesare. Poursuivi, le somnambule s'écroule après avoir abandonné son fardeau. Francis poursuit Caligari qui se réfugie dans un asile de fous, dont il s'avère être le directeur
Opium ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1919 in German and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man's addictions to opium and sex lead to tragic results
Die freudlose gasse The joyless street ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, post-World-War-I Vienna
The student of Prague ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1926 and 2004 in English and German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the depths of depression a poor university student, Balduin, is accosted by the mysterious Scapinelli, who makes him a offer which seems too good to be true: in exchange for his choice of Balduin's meagre possessions, Scapinelli will give him the staggering sum of 600,000 gold pieces. After agreeing, Balduin watches in amazement as Scapinelli summons Balduin's reflection from the mirror and the blank-faced doppelganger follows him away! Balduin begins to enjoy a new life as a wealthy socialite, finding love with a young countess. But his reflection begins to interfere with his newfound happiness in a more sinister way
 
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Alternative Names
Kraus, Werner, 1884-
Kraus, Werner, 1884-1959
Kraus, Werner, b. 1884
Krauss, Verner, 1884-
Krauss, Verner, b. 1884
Krauß, Werner, 1884-1959
Krauss, Werner, b. 1884
Languages
English (147)
German (66)
French (17)
Spanish (1)
Russian (1)
Multiple languages (1)