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Wirth, Franz Peter 1919-1999

Overview
Works: 184 works in 351 publications in 2 languages and 870 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Televised performances  Motion pictures  Dance programs 
Roles: Performer, Director, Author, Contributor, Author of screenplay, Other, fmd, Adapter, sgd, tld, Scenarist
Classifications: PR2829, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franz Peter Wirth
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in German and English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Thomas Mann's story of three generations of the Buddenbrooks family from Lübeck, Germany, and how they struggle to maintain their status as one of the city's most wealthy and respected families
The Thomas Mann collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novels are brought to life in this 7-disc collection, which pays tribute to Mann's most celebrated and famous works. Buddenbrooks: A sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy merchant family torn between loyalty and personal freedom. Doktor Faustus: Driven by a single-minded search for a totally new musical idiom, composer Adrian Leverkühn makes a pact with the devil with a very high price, the total renunciation of love and the gradual deterioration of the mind and body. The magic mountain: Hans Castorp, son of a distinguished Hamburg family, spends seven years in a Swiss sanatorium. Drawn to the hermetic society, he receives an erotic and philosophical initiation but abruptly leaves at the launch of the Great War to learn true life experience and responsibility
Der kaukasische Kreidekreis by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in German and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of Bertolt Brecht's play Der kaukasische Kreidekreis which is a parable about a peasant girl who rescues a baby and becomes a better mother than its wealthy natural parents
Minna von Barnhelm by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in German and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessing's romantic comedy about a pair of lovers separated by the Seven Years War who must go through a complex series of events before all ends happily
Wallenstein by Friedrich Schiller( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of Wallenstein, a commander-in-chief in the 30-years war
Vor dem Sturm( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egmont by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the days when the Netherlands were still ruled by Spain, the governor representing the Spanish king agreed to grant the Dutch people political liberty, but the central authority in Spain is determined to undermine the independence of the Dutch people and sends Duke Alba to the country, a man driven by the desire for power. The Dutch people have placed all their hopes in Count Egmont with his charismatic personality and his love for a common maid. However, he is a weak political negotiator without tactical skills. Alba orders his arrest and execution
Buddenbrooks-Edition Verfall einer Familie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Manns Roman um den Aufstieg und Verfall der angesehenen hanseatischen Patrizierfamilie Buddenbrook aus dem 19. Jahrhundert gehört zu den Klassikern der Weltliteratur. 1929 erhielt der Autor für sein Meisterwerk den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Sein Buch war Inspiration für mehrere Leinwandadaptionen. Die Arthaus-Premium-Edition enthält die zwei bekanntesten filmischen Umsetzungen des Jahrhundertromans - die elfteilige Fernsehfassung von 1978 und die zweiteilige Kinofassung von 1959 - auf insgesamt 4 DVDs, aufschlussreiches Bonusmaterial und ein interessantes 40-seitiges Booklet
Don Carlos : Infant von Spanien by Friedrich Schiller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video is a filmed adaptation of a production of Friedrich Schiller's Don Carlos at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria in 2005
Buddenbrooks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy German merchant family, Buddenbrooks dramatizes the conflict between family loyalty and personal freedom. This stimulating adaptation of Thomas Mann's most famous work is brought to life with magnificent costumes and unforgettable performances
Hamlet( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Nelson and his crew make fun of this remake of Shakespeare's Hamlet
Der Richter und sein Henker by Friedrich Dürrenmatt( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorfpolizist Clenin findet auf der Strasse von Twann nach Lomboing die Leiche des Polizeileutnants Schmied aus Bern. Mit der Aufklärung des Verbrechens werden Kriminlakommissar Bärlach und sein Assistent Tschanz beauftragt. Der erste Verdacht fällt auf den grossen Finanzier Gassmann, hinter dessen Fassade sich eine verbrecherische Natur verbirgt. Bärlach und Gassmann kennen sich aus Instanbul. Dort lernten sie sich kennen und schlossen eine Wette ab, durch die Gassmann das wurde, was er ist, ein perfekter Verbrecher. Nun hat der todkranke Kriminalist noch einmal die Gelegenheit seinen Widersacher zu stellen. Ein kleiner, eindringlicher und pointierter äfilm noirä von filmhistorischer Bedeutung
Buddenbrooks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy German merchant family, Buddenbrooks dramatizes the conflict between family loyalty and personal freedom. This stimulating adaptation of Thomas Mann's most famous work is brought to life with magnificent costumes and unforgettable performances
Buddenbrooks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy German merchant family, Buddenbrooks dramatizes the conflict between family loyalty and personal freedom. This stimulating adaptation of Thomas Mann's most famous work is brought to life with magnificent costumes and unforgettable performances
Buddenbrooks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy German merchant family, Buddenbrooks dramatizes the conflict between family loyalty and personal freedom. This stimulating adaptation of Thomas Mann's most famous work is brought to life with magnificent costumes and unforgettable performances
Operation Walküre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operation Walküre Stauffenbergs Attentat auf Hitler; 2-teiliges Doku-Drama( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minna von Barnhelm ein Lustspiel in 5 Aufzügen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Wittiber nach dem gleichnamigen Roman von Ludwig Thoma( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
 
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Alternative Names
Franz Peter Wirth deutscher Regisseur

Franz Peter Wirth Duits filmregisseur

Franz Peter Wirth Film director

Franz Peter Wirth regista e sceneggiatore tedesco

Wirth, Franz P. 1919-1999

Франц Петер Вирт немецкий кинорежиссёр

フランツ・ペーター・ヴィルト

弗朗茨·彼得·威茨

Languages
German (120)

English (3)

Covers
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