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Preminger, Otto

Overview
Works: 502 works in 2,317 publications in 10 languages and 26,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  History  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Actor, Author, Restager , pmn, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Conductor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Laura by Otto Preminger( Visual )

150 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

77 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

121 editions published between 1200 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the postwar Jewish struggle for independence and their fight to establish a homeland in Israel, beginning with the exodus from a Cypriot detention camp of a shipload of courageous European Jews headed toward Israel aboard a weathered freighter
The man with the golden arm by Otto Preminger( Visual )

141 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict recovering from heroin addiction returns to the Chicago slums and struggles to become a musician
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

90 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

36 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
River of no return by Otto Preminger( Visual )

77 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Calder (Mitchum), a widower, decides it's time to start a new life with his son, Mark (Rettig). After being robbed and pistol-whipped by gambler Harry Weston (Calhoun) and nursed back to health by Weston's fiancee, Kay (Monroe), Matt takes Mark and Kay on a ride down a roaring river, where they are at the mercy of wild animals and a lawless frontier
Anatomy of a murder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom potboiler, Anatomy of a Murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it's a Hollywood landmark
The Cardinal by Otto Preminger( Visual )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the career of a parish priest and his rise to the upper levels of the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy
Where the sidewalk ends by Otto Preminger( Visual )

42 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop Mark Dixon is in hot water with his bosses because of his rough style and tactics. He accidentally kills a murder suspect and tries to frame a known racketeer that he despises for the crime
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell has devoted his life to the military, and his career to developing a superior air defense force for the United States. When top army brass fail to recognize the importance of air power following its crucial role in winning WWI, Mitchell initiates a campaign to change their minds--a campaign that will ultimately lead to his demotion and the most controversial military trial in U.S. history
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

33 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and French and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind."--Container
Angel face by Sarah Weeks( Visual )

47 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mrs. Tremayne is mysteriously poisoned with gas, ambulance driver Frank Jessup meets her refined but sensuous stepdaughter Diane, who quickly pursues and infatuates him. Under Diane's seductive influence, Frank is soon the Tremayne chauffeur, but he begins to suspect danger under her surface sweetness. When he shows signs of pulling away, Diane schemes to get him in so deep he'll never get out
Bunny Lake is missing by Otto Preminger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Lake goes to pick up her daughter, Bunny, at a London preschool but is told that they have no child registered by that name. The police can find no evidence that Bunny ever existed and wonder if the child was only a fantasy of Ann's
Daisy Kenyon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Kenyon is a lovelorn commercial artist caught in a romantic triangle with two men-- one she loves but cannot have and one whose love she cannot return. While in an emotionally draining love affair with married attorney Dan O'Mara, who refuses to leave his wife, she meets returning Army sergeant Peter Lapham-- a decent and gentle man who instantly falls in love with her. Although she carries a torch for Dan, she knows Peter will give her the secure life she desires and agrees to marry him. But when Dan divorces his wife, Daisy is suddenly torn between her obligations and her passions
Bonjour Tristesse by Otto Preminger( Visual )

55 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17-year-old girl attempts to break up the romantic relationship between her father and his new fiancée, who disapproves of her hedonistic lifestyle
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

23 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch
Preminger : an autobiography by Otto Preminger( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the same candor that has characterized his life, Otto Preminger--actor, director, producer, and now writer--exposes himself (in writing) as well as an impressive line-up of show business folk in this engrossing memoir. As one of Hol1ywood's pre-eminent directors with 36 films and 32 stage productions to his credit, Preminger reveals the funny, outrageous, and often exasperating moments of his career, and his association with the eccentric, the gracious, the wealthy, the egomaniacal--'the stars.' Beginning his career as an apprentice of Max Reinhardt, Preminger became an instant success as an actor and then as a director. Hollywood called and he went there in 1935. His outspoken manner clashed with the autocratic studio moguls. He was forced to return to New York and find work directing plays on Broadway. He rebounded in 1944 to begin his stormy and remarkably creative period in Hollywood with Laura, his first all-out hit, starring Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, and Dana Andrews. Preminger gives an inside glimpse at shooting such films as Daisy Kenyon with Joan Crawford (whom he considers a remarkable, independent, and generous woman); River of No Return, starring Marilyn Monroe; the all-black productions of Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess, both accused of being racist; The Man With the Golden Arm, with Frank Sinatra and Kim Novak; plus such legendary films as Anatomy of a Murder (James Stewart, Lee Remick, and George C. Scott), Exodus (Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint), Advise and Consent (Henry Fonda and Charles Laughton), The Cardinal (Tom Tryon, Romy Schneider), Hurry Sundown (Jane Fonda, Michael Caine, Diahann Carroll and Faye Dunaway), and In Harm's Way (John Wayne). Making no bones about naming enemies or exalting his friends, Preminger elaborates on the blacklisting during the fifties and includes his own critique of the critics. Preminger gives us a little more insight into his friend Tallulah Bankhead and her affinity for shocking behavior (with a few choice examples), as well as his opinion of Howard Hughes (a fascinating man, but not all that eccentric). He sets the record straight on a number of his love affairs and marriages, and divulges the story of his relationship with Gypsy Rose Lee and their child, who after Gypsy's death emerged as Erik Preminger. Leaving few stones unturned, this unique "Otto-biography" zooms in on Hollywood through the eyes of one of its most active and highly creative personalities--Preminger!"--Jacket
Otto Preminger by Jacques Lourcelles( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
In harm's way
Alternative Names
Otto Preminger American director, producer, actor

Otto Preminger americký režisér, producent a herec

Otto Preminger Amerikaans filmregisseur

Otto Preminger austriacki reżyser filmowy

Otto Preminger austriacko-amerykański reżyser filmowy, producent, aktor

Otto Preminger director de cine estadounidense de origen judeo-austríaco

Otto Preminger director, producer, actor

Otto Preminger pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Otto Preminger réalisateur américain d'origine autrichienne

Otto Preminger regista austriaco

Otto Preminger regizor, producător, actor

Preminger, Otto, 1905-1986

Preminger, Otto 1906-1986

Preminger, Otto L.

Preminger, Otto L. (Otto Ludwig)

Preminger Otto Ludwig

Preminger, Otto Ludwig 1905-1986

Preminger, Otto Ludwig 1906-1986

Ότο Πρέμινγκερ Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης και παραγωγός

Ото Премингер

Отто Премингер

Отто Премінґер режисер, продюсер. актор

אוטו פרמינגר

אוטו פרמינגר שחקן אמריקאי

اتو پرمینجر

أوتو بريمنغر

অটো প্রেমিঙার

오토 프레민저

프레밍거, 오토 1905-1986

オットー・プレミンジャー

プレミンジャー, オットー

奧托·普萊明格

奥托·普雷明格

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Stalag 17ExodusIn harm's wayAdvise & consentRiver of no returnThe CardinalThe world and its double : the life and work of Otto Preminger