WorldCat Identities

Janssen, Walter 1887-1976

Overview
Works: 12 works in 69 publications in 4 languages and 388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Expressionist films  History  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Propaganda films  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Janssen
Destiny Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

50 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a middle-European village a century ago, Death takes a young man just before he is to be married. His lover seeks out the Death figure and pleads with him for her fiance's life. Filled with pity for her, he promises to return her fiance if she can save even one of three lives about to flicker out
The devil strikes at night by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes Hamburg, Germany, during World War II. When the local police can't seem to catch him, the SS is brought into the case
Hänsel und Gretel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinderfilm herkömmlicher Machart, der das Grimmsche Märchen in einer gemilderten, von grausamen Details gereinigten Fassung kunstlos präsentiert. Die Geschichte ist bekannt: Tagelöhnerehepaar versucht die Produkte ihrer Liebesnächte in Zeiten sozialer Kälte loszuwerden. Im dunklen Wald (hätte auch eine moderne Satellitenstadt sein können) verlaufen sich die Kurzen und geraten in die Hände einer gutbetuchten Rentnerin, die erstens eine billige Haushaltshilfe gegen Kost und Logie sucht und zweitens auf Jungbullen-Fleisch steht. (Udo Wirries)
Der müde Tod ein deutsches Volkslied in sechs Versen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozarts Leben, Lieben und Leiden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der herr der welt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German science fiction movie made in 1934, Der Herr Der Welt begins with a lengthy montage where machines and assembly lines appear to be operating without human control. The film contrasts this efficient technology with conditions in a coal mine where men and horses labor in dangerous conditions hundreds of feet underground. Der Herr Der Welt depicts a utopian world where human labor is replaced with robotic machines. Wolf, the half-crazed assistant to the inventor Doctor Heller, murders Heller in an attempt to take over the world using Heller's death-ray robots. His plan is derailed by Baumann, a mining engineer. By the end of the film, Baumann has retooled Doctor Heller's militarized robots to dig tunnels underground, and the men and horses that once labored in the coal mines are now working in the sunshine. An English version of the film was released in the United States in 1935
As the devil came at night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Germany during the Second World War. A detective comes across a mass murderer who has remained unidentified for many years. The SS initially supports his efforts, but then withdraws. The case is suppressed and he is sent to Russia for "probation on the front line" when he ignores an explicit command and tries to prevent a judicial murder
Rotkäppchen ein Märchen für kleine und grosse Leute by Jacob Grimm( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Red Riding Hood, always friendly and innocent, often visits her grandmother who lives in the depths of the forest. But one day, she is caught at her grandmother's house and devoured by the wolf. But her friends, the bunny, squirrel and bear seek help. Her parents rush to the scene, rescue Little Red Riding Hood and see to it that the wolf receives its just punishment
Nachts, wenn der Teufel kam by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

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

Das hochzeitshotel Die Deutsche wochenschau( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This dvd contains two films produced in Germany during the Nazi era, Die Deutsche Wochenschau a newsreel describing events at home and on the battlefield, is followed by the feature film. The newsreel begins with the funeral of General Dietzel, Hitler gives the eulogy and places flowers in front of the coffin. The coffin is then pulled through the streets by a tank. Then we move to the countryside and the training of recruits for the Grenadiers. The newreel ends with the invasion of Normandy, disabled American tanks can be seen strewn along the roads outside Cherbourg. American prisoners, including U.S. Airborne troops can be seen covering their faces as the newsreel camera pans across a prison yard. The title of the feature film Das Hochzeitshotel, translates as "The Honeymoon Hotel". The story takes place in the winter sports hotel Seehof, which has recently seen a noticeable increase in reservations. When the author of a new bestseller, Vera von Eichberg is invited to the hotel, the anticipation of the hotel staff escalates to the point of absurdity. Because the famous author wants to appear at the hotel incognito, the staff mistakes Brigitte Elling, a saleslady from Berlin for the author. Brigitte insists again and again, that she is not the celebrity writer, but of course no one believes her
Something for everyone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In post WW II Germany, the aristocratic Von Ornstein family has fallen on hard times. Countess Von Ornstein can't maintain her castle, but things begin to look up with the arrival of a handsome, young footman who apparently can do anything, and will, to gain his goal of becoming a member of the family. Konrad (York), an opportunist in Lederhosen, descends upon the 100-year-old Bavarian castle and proceeds to infiltrate everyone's bedroom. He becomes a footman but soon works his way up the household ladder until he's running things
Der müde tod = Destiny( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a middle-European village a century or more ago, death takes a young man just before he is to be married. His lover seeks out the death figure in a room filled with thousands of burning candles, each representing a human life. Filled with pity for her, he promises to return her fiance if she can save even one of three lives about to flicker out." [box cover note]
 
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Alternative Names
Jansen, Walter 1887-1976

Janßen, Walter Philipp 1887-1976

Walter Janssen acteur allemand

Walter Janssen Actor

Walter Janssen attore e regista tedesco

Walter Janssen Duits acteur

Янсен, Вальтер

Languages
German (29)

English (22)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)