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Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm) 1888-1931

Overview
Works: 489 works in 2,273 publications in 9 languages and 17,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Vampire films  Biography  Short films  Film excerpts  Expressionist films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, fld, Author of screenplay, fmp, Author, Restager, Performer, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, pmn, Adapter, Photographer, fmd, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Editor, Producer, Contributor, Creator, Actor, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about F. W Murnau
Publications by F. W Murnau
Publications by F. W Murnau, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by F. W Murnau
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( visu )
426 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 3,773 libraries worldwide
The first vampire movie. Count Orlock (Nosferatu, the vampire) leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats, where he is destroyed by sunlight
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( visu )
192 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, first with insight into treating the plague and then with a day's return to youth. Mephisto is clear, timing the end of this 24 hours as Faust embraces the beautiful Duchess of Parma. Faust trades his soul for youth
Sunrise : a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( visu )
134 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
A villager in love with a city woman tries to kill his wife; later he repents and spends a happy day with her
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( visu )
178 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the fickle advantages of status as a pompous, aging hotel doorman is demoted to lavatory attendant, then becomes a millionaire
Tabu : a story of the south seas by F. W Murnau( visu )
108 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Two lovers are doomed by a tribal edict decreeing that the girl is "tabu" to all men
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( visu )
40 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A religious hypocrite insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian family
The haunted castle : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts by R. G Austin( visu )
43 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide
A hunting party is interrupted by the arrival of a notorious count, who is believed to have murdered his brother. The uninvited guest sets in motion an elaborate plot to resurrect the ghosts of the past and bring secrets of his brother's death to light
Phantom by F. W Murnau( visu )
44 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
City girl by F. W Murnau( visu )
42 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems
Finances of the Grand Duke ( visu )
13 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A 'benevolent dictator' must preserve the tiny nation of Abacco by fending off creditors, wooing a wealthy Russian princess, and evading a band of demonic conspirators
Nosferatu : a Symphony of Horror by F. W Murnau( visu )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
The first vampire movie. Count Orlock (Nosferatu, the vampire) leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats, where he is destroyed by sunlight
F.W. Murnau's The last laugh ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Nosferatu : an opera libretto : based on the film by F.W. Murnau by Dana Gioia( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the haunted castle ( visu )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film The Haunted Castle. When the count of Vogelöd Castle steals his brother's sweetheart, a family row begins which has unnerving results. A gothic story of murder, innuendo, suspicion and hatred
Excerpts from Tartuffe ( visu )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Tartuffe
Excerpts from Journey into the night ( visu )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Journey into the Night. "In the earliest surviving film by Murnau, a famed doctor strays from his wife and is seduced by a dancing girl. The dancer and her new conquest move to live in a village where their love is tested by the appearance of a mysterious blind painter."--Harvard Film Archive
Excerpts from the finances of the grand duke ( visu )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film The finances of the Grand Duke
Excerpts from Phantom ( visu )
1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Phantom." ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
Excerpts from the last laugh ( visu )
1 edition published in 1924 in No Linguistic Content and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film The Last Laugh
Excerpts from Faust ( visu )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an excerpt from the F.W. Murnau film Faust. Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
 
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F. V. Murnavs
F. W. Murnau
F. W. Murnau German film director
F. W. Murnau German film directors
F・W・ムルナウ
F·W·穆瑙
Fridericus Gulielmus Murnau
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Deutscher Filmregisseur
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau director de cine de origen alemán
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Duits filmregisseur
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau německý filmový režisér
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau niemiecki reżyser filmowy
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau réalisateur allemand
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau regista tedesco
Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Um dos mais importantes realizadores do cinema mudo.
Marnau, Frederick W. 1888-1931
Marnau, Frederick W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931
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Murglie 1888-1931
Murnau , F. W.
Murnau, F. W. 1888-1931
Murnau, F. W. 1889-1931
Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931
Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1889-1931
Murnau , Friedrich W.
Murnau, Friedrich W. 1888-1931
Murnau, Friedrich Wilhelm
Murnau, Friedrich-Wilhelm 1888-1931
Murnau, Friedrich Wilhelm 1889-1931
Murnau , Wilhelm
Plumpe , Friedrich Wilhelm
Plumpe, Friedrich Wilhelm 1888-1931
Plumpe, Friedrich Wilhelm 1889-1931
Pumpe, Friedrich Wilhelm
Pumpe, Friedrich Wilhelm 1889-1931
Φρήντριχ Βίλεμ Μουρνάου
Мурнау Фридрих Вильгельм
Мурнау, Фридрих Вильгельм немецкий режиссёр
Фридрих Вильгельм Мурнау немецкий режиссёр
Фридрих Мурнау
Фрідріх Вільгельм Мурнау
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פרידריך וילהלם מורנאו
فريدريك مورناو
فریدریش ویلهلم مورنائو کارگردان آلمانی
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프리드리히 빌헬름 무르나우 1888년에 태어나 1931년에 사망한 독일인 영화 감독
ムルナウ, F.W. 1888-1931
ムルナウ, フリードリヒ・ヴィルヘルム 1888-1931
Languages
English (686)
German (322)
Spanish (33)
Italian (27)
French (26)
Multiple languages (9)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Esperanto (1)
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