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Pabst, G. W. (Georg Wilhelm) 1885-1967

Works: 328 works in 1,434 publications in 7 languages and 9,204 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Filmed operas  Action and adventure films  War films  Opera films 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager, Performer, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Creator, Producer, fmd, Other, Dedicatee, Illustrator, Contributor, dir, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about G. W Pabst
Publications by G. W Pabst
Publications by G. W Pabst, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by G. W Pabst
Die Büchse der Pandora : Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu by G. W Pabst( visu )
125 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
Follows the downward spiral of a showgirl named Lulu, whose sexual vivacity has a devastating effect on everyone she comes into contact with
Die 3groschenoper = The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( visu )
162 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,583 libraries worldwide
Adaption of Brecht's satire concerning the goings on among underworld characters and the police in Victorian England
Tagebuch einer Verlorenen = Diary of a lost girl by G. W Pabst( visu )
71 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 815 libraries worldwide
A pharmacist's daughter seduced by her father's assistant has a child and is banished to a repressive reform school. Escaping, she makes her way penniless to a brothel where she lives for the moment
The joyless street by G. W Pabst( visu )
109 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 543 libraries worldwide
A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, postwar Vienna
Pandora's box (Lulu) by G. W Pabst( Book )
23 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Secrets of a soul : a psychoanalytic film by G. W Pabst( visu )
25 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 267 libraries worldwide
A scientist is tormented by an irrational fear of knives and the irresistible compulsion to murder his wife. Driven to the brink of madness by fantastic nightmares, he encounters a psychoanalyst who offers to treat the perplexing malady
Westfront 1918 = Vier von der Infanterie by G. W Pabst( visu )
55 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Deals with trench warfare in the last stages of World War I
The love of Jeanne Ney by G. W Pabst( visu )
36 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Jeanne Ney is the daughter of a French diplomat who is assassinated by Bolsheviks. She falls in love with a young Communist, Andreas and they have a brief interlude of happiness in Paris until her uncle is murdered and the crime pinned on Andreas
Weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü The white hell of Pitz Palü by Arnold Fanck( visu )
45 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The best of the German "mountain film" genre, notable for its impressive photography, about a man who sets out with two companions to conquer an Alpine peak that has already claimed his wife
Kameradschaft = Comradeship by G. W Pabst( visu )
63 editions published between 1931 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Pabst makes a plea for international friendship and peace in this story of a coalmining disaster that unites French and German workers in a tense rescue operation. Pursuing his interest in realism, Pabst used documentary techniques to portray working conditions. Yet, the visual interplay of light, shadow, water, steam and dust in the mine interiors are expressionistic in style
Paracelsus ( visu )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in German and English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
This large-scale tribute to the 16th-century Swiss physician/alchemist Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, commonly known as Paracelsus, was the second of three films directed by Pabst for the Third Reich and was shot at the Barrandov Studios outside occupied Prague. Paracelsus is appointed town physician of Basel and conflicts with reactionary academics and avaricious merchants to prevent the plague from overtaking the city. The hero embodies those attributes which appealed to the Nazi psyche - "a rebel hero cleansing Germany of ancient practices, anti- intellectualism ("Resolute imagination can accomplish all things," states Paracelsus) and the replacement of Latin (foreign influences) with the German language. The film is particularly noteworthy for the scene in which Death appears. In it, Paracelsus has succeeded in keeping the plague from infiltrating the town by having goods which a merchant attempted to smuggle in destroyed. However, the juggler Fliegenbein, attached to the caravan, manages to escape to a tavern where he starts the infection of the city in a brilliantly choreographed Totentanz (danced by Harald Kreutzberg) before Paracelsus who realizes that the city is doomed. At the completion of the macabre performance, the spectre of Death is seen with his scythe
German expressionism collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Warning shadows : Psychological study of a count who is insanely jealous of the attentions his wife pays to "the lover" and various other suitors. The situation comes to a head when a showman/mesmerist puts on a "shadow play" for them all, in which their emotions and passions are mirrored
G.W. Pabst by Barthélemy Amengual( Book )
11 editions published in 1966 in French and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Der Schatz by R. M. van den Berg( visu )
20 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Near Marburg (today Slovenia), people tell the story of a treasure that was hidden during the Turkish invasion of 1683, the year the Turkish Army was besieging Vienna. Everyone thinks it's nonsense except for one old worker who feels that the treasure must be in the bell maker's house. A young traveling worker, who has fallen in love with the bell maker's daughter Beate, makes fun of the old man's belief in the story. But Beate convinces him that the old worker may be right. So the young worker begins the search for the treasure. Together the young man and the old man find the treasure
Secrets of the soul by G. W Pabst( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 40 libraries worldwide
An early attempt to interpret psychoanalysis on film, this work used expressionistic techniques to depict symbols of dreams and the unconscious. A patient's meetings with his analyst are intercut with dream-like sequences. The content reflects the influence of Sigmund Freud, and the filming was supervised by his associates, Jung and Adler
The mistress of Atlantis ( visu )
9 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Two French legionnaires become lost in the Algerian desert and discover the fabled lost continent of Atlantis
Psychagogische Strategien des filmischen Diskurses in G.W. Pabsts Kameradschaft (Deutschland, 1931) : mit dem vollständigen Filmprotokoll im Anhang by Hermann Barth( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Es geschah am 20. Juli ( visu )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in German and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"This is the true saga of the anti-Hitler German Army officers' bomb plot of July 20, 1944 that almost killed Nazi Führer Adolf Hitler, and thus very nearly changed the course of World War II ... [In contrast to the reasons behind the plot given in the 2008 Hollywood feature Valkyrie, this film] reveals instead that it was to stop the loss of German lives and the destruction of Germany, and also not to continue the war to a successful conclusion. Thus, it is a more historically accurate film ... Much of the dialogue is lifted straight from historical records."--Container
L'opéra de quat'sous by G. W Pabst( visu )
15 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Mackie Messer règne sur la pègre de Londres, en 1900. La complicité d'un ancien compagnon d'armes, Tiger Brown, devenu chef de la police, lui assure une totale impunité. Mackie enlève et épouse la fille du roi des mendiants, Polly Peachum. Fort mécontent de cette triste mésalliance, Peachum fait pression sur Tiger Brown et le somme d'arrêter enfin Mackie, faute de quoi il enverra ses mendiants troubler les fêtes du couronnement. Tiger est bien obligé de s'exécuter. Dénoncé par Jenny, l'une de ses protégées, Mackie se retrouve en prison. Sa femme prend alors brillamment la tête de ses affaires..." (Source :
Kameradschaft/La tragédie de la mine by Ladislaus Vajda( Book )
5 editions published between 1931 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Promotional material for the German film Kameradschaft. The picture concerns a mine disaster where German miners rescue French miners from an underground fire and explosion
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G. W. Pabst
G. W. Pabst director de cinema austríaco
Georg Wilhelm Pabst Austria filmirežissöör
Georg Wilhelm Pabst Austrian film director
Georg Wilhelm Pabst director de cine austríaco
Georg Wilhelm Pabst director de cinema austríac
Georg Wilhelm Pabst Oostenrijks filmregisseur
Georg Wilhelm Pabst österreichischer Filmregisseur
Georg Wilhelm Pabst réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et monteur allemand d'origine autrichienne
Georg Wilhelm Pabst regista austriaco
Pabst, G. W.
Pabst G. W. 1885-1967
Pabst, Georg W. 1885-1967
Pabst, Georg W. (Georg Wilhelm), 1885-1967
Pabst, Georg Wilhelm
Pabst, Georg Wilhelm 1885-1967
Pabst, George W.
Pabst, Wilhelm 1885-1967
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Георг Вільгельм Пабст
Пабст, Георг Вильгельм австрийский кинорежиссёр
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파브스트, 게오르그 빌헬름 1885-1967
German (432)
English (272)
French (38)
Italian (4)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
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