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Messemer, Hannes

Overview
Works: 135 works in 240 publications in 4 languages and 856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Prison films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.G6837, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hannes Messemer
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Era notte a Roma: "In this emotional war drama set in Nazi-occupied Rome, a beautiful bootlegger gives sanctuary to three escaped POWs, an American pilot, a Russian sergeant and a British major. By taking them in, she tragically jeopardizes the safety of her Communist lover while the confinement of the trapped prisoners brings their uneasy alliance to a boiling point, symbolizing the chaos of the world around them."--Container
Die Dreigroschenoper : Gesamtaufnahme by Kurt Weill( Recording )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nachts, wenn der Teufel kam by Robert Siodmark( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Germany during World War Two, a police detective comes across a series of murders which have remained unsolved for many years. The Gestapo initially supports his investigation, but then withdraws. The case is suppressed and the detective is sent to the Eastern Front when he ignores an explicit command and tries to prevent a murder
The devil strikes at night( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Germany during World War Two, a police detective comes across a series of murders which have remained unsolved for many years. The Gestapo initially supports his investigation, but then withdraws. The case is suppressed and the detective is sent to the Eastern Front when he ignores an explicit command and tries to prevent a murder
The great escape by John Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in German and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, the Germans opened Stalag Luft III, a maximum-security prisoner-of-war camp, designed to hold even the most skilled escape artists. In doing so, however, the Nazis unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history who worked together to achieve the largest prison breakout ever attempted
El General de la Rovere il generale della Rovere( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en un hecho real, cuenta la historia de un vividor y jugador que es encarcelado por los nazis bajo la falsa identidad de el "general de la Rovere", un héroe de la resistencia partisana, que en realidad ha muerto. El hombre, temiendo por su vida, sigue su cautiverio bajo esta identidad. Un día llega una carta de su supuesta mujer, la condesa de la Rovere, donde le dice lo orgullosa que está de él y lo que le quiere. A partir de aquí él desarrollará más su mentira, metiéndose del todo en la piel del héroe
Berlin Alexanderplatz : die Geschichte vom Franz Biberkopf by Alfred Dblin( Recording )

6 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En ung mand i 1920'ernes Berlin forsger at begynde et nyt liv efter at have afsonet straffen for mordet på sin kreste
Das gesprochene Wort( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Berliner Antigone ; eine Erzählung. Dialogszene aus "Der Stellvertreter." by Rolf Hochhuth( Recording )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grieche sucht Griechin by Friedrich Drrenmatt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ironisch gemeinte Geschichte vorm arglosen Spiebürger, der ein griechisches Mädchen zur Frau nehmen will und bei der Trauung erfährt, da es sich um eine stadtbekannte Kurtisane handelt. Nach der Prosakomödie von Friedrich Dürrenmatt gestaltete Satire mit Seitenhieben auf Staat und Kirche, die sich durch gute Kameraführung, glänzende Darstellerleistung und eine zurückhaltende Regie auszeichnet
The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Recording )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructed in the 1960s, years after the original negative was destroyed by the Nazis, G.W. Pabst's Threepenny Opera remains a deliciously dark film adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's brilliant musical
Der Arzt von Stalingrad The doctor of Stalingrad by Gza Radvnyi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a Russian P.O.W. camp at the end of WWII, the movie portrays the prisoner Dr. Fritz Boehler, the hardships of prison life, and the special relationship that developed between the physician and his captor patients
Era notte a Roma by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this emotional war drama set in Nazi-occupied Rome, a beautiful bootlegger gives sanctuary to three escaped POWs, an American pilot, a Russian sergeant and a British major. By taking them in, she tragically jeopardizes the safety of her Communist lover while the confinement of the trapped prisoners brings their uneasy alliance to a boiling point, symbolizing the chaos of the world around them
Songs aus der Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1968 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Rossellini's General della Rovere( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, is persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
Nachts wenn der Teufel kam = The devil strikes at night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Germany during World War Two, a police detective comes across a series of murders which have remained unsolved for many years. The Gestapo initially supports his investigation, but then withdraws. The case is suppressed and the detective is sent to the Eastern Front when he ignores an explicit command and tries to prevent a murder
Die Berliner Antigone by Rolf Hochhuth( Recording )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madeleine und der Legionär( Visual )

2 editions published in 1957 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Tag der nie zu Ende geht( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edwin, Hans 1924-1991

Hannes Messemer acteur allemand

Hannes Messemer Actor

Hannes Messemer attore tedesco

Hannes Messemer Duits acteur

Hannes Messemer tysk skdespelare

Hannes Messemer tysk skodespelar

Hannes Messemer tysk skuespiller

Messemer, Hans 1924-1991

Мессемер, Ханнес немецкий актёр

Languages
German (62)

Italian (31)

Spanish (8)

English (3)