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Harbou, Thea von 1888-1954

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Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

236 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 4,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expressionistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

138 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a child-murderer who terrorizes Dusseldorf and is finally hunted down by the city's organized criminal elements
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

30 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

33 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
Metropolis by Thea von Harbou( Book )

83 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolis paints a stunning picture of the city of the future. At the top of the social pyramid, those who own the city's buildings and businesses live idyllic lives devoted to the pursuit of pleasure; while at its bottom are the workers who live a hellish existence, laboring like robots in its factories, dwelling with their gaunt, stunted children in the everlasting gloom of underground barracks. Fighting to right these inequities are two lovers: Freder, son of the master and builder of Metropolis, who is shocked to social conscience when he glimpses the squalor and hopelessness amid which his father's workers live; and Maria, who encourages the workers to stand united for their rights while following a path of non-violent resistance. Filled with unforgettable images from Joh Fredersen's headquarters, the New Tower of Babel, rearing high above the gleaming spires of Metropolis to the pleasure city, Yoshiwara, whose name flares across the skies to the factories where workers slave before machines that resemble a pantheon of the world's gods to the evil robotrix, Parody, with the eyes of a Madonna and lips of deadly sin, whose carnal dance inspires the workers to revolt
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

33 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing where the "zweiteilige Uco-Film" ends, Dr. Mabuse has been committed to an asylum. While writing his "Testament" as a master criminal he comes to control his psychiatrist, Dr. Baum, who inherits his legacy of crime
M : a film by Thea von Harbou( Book )

23 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin, années 1930. Un tueur en série sème la terreur dans la ville en assassinant sauvagement des petites filles. La police, impuissante, harcèle la pègre. Gênés dans leurs activités, les chefs du milieu décident de faire justice eux-mêmes. Commence alors une chasse à l'homme dans les bas-fonds de la ville
Spies by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first "modern" spy film a power-hungry banker with many disguises marshals his forces to steal the secrets of an important treaty. Can undercover agent No. 326 keep from being distracted by the beautiful Sonia, and stop the banker's plot?
Michael by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon Herman Bang's 1902 novel, Dreyer's Michael refashions the classical Greek myth of Jupiter and Ganymede into a love triangle between an aging artist, Zoret (director Benjamin Christensen), his protagonist Michael (Walter Slezak, later to play the Nazi villain in Hitchcock's Lifeboat) and Princess Zamikoff (Nora Gregor, Rules of the game), an aristocratic femme fatale as entranced by Michael's youthful beauty as Zoret is. As Michael plunges from the dizzying heights of new love to the depths of theft and betrayal, Zoret experiences a spiritual rebirth from out of the ashes of rejection and despair. A film of exquisite artistry, Michael is both elaborately theatrical and remarkably restrained. Dreyer elicits vivid and passionate performances from his adroit cast, including the screen's only acting appearance by cinematographer Freund. Co-written by Fritz Lang's wife and collaborator Thea von Harbou (M, Metropolis), this intimate and compelling film possesses a bold level of emotional detail and depicts the twilight of a male-male romance with unusual daring and subtlety
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

35 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a middle-European village a century ago, Death takes a young man just before he is to be married. His lover seeks out the Death figure and pleads with him for her fiance's life. Filled with pity for her, he promises to return her fiance if she can save even one of three lives about to flicker out
Das indische Grabmal( Visual )

18 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayan, the powerful Maharajah of Eschnapur, has lost his beloved wife, the beautiful Princess Savitri, to the handsome British officer MacAllan. In his fury, Ayan plots to destroy MacAllan and construct a massive tomb to his perished love where Savitri is to be imprisoned for eternity
The finances of the grand duke = Die Finanzen des Großherzogs( Visual )

8 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member 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
The rocket to the moon by Thea von Harbou( Book )

25 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film follows a wicked cartel of spies who co-opt an experimental mission to the moon in the hope of plundering the satellite's vast stores of gold. When the crew finally reach their impossible destination, they find themselves stranded in a lunar labyrinth without walls, where emotions run scattershot, and the new goal becomes survival." [box cover note]
Phantom by F. W Murnau( Visual )

27 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member 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."
Der Tiger von Eschnapur = The tiger of Eschnapur by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in German and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western architect Harald Berger, called to India by Chandra, the Maharajah of Eschnapur, falls in love with the beautiful temple dancer Seetha, although she is promised to the Maharajah. Their betrayal ignites the wrath of a vengeful Chandra, who is fighting his own battle for power with his scheming brother, and the lovers are forced to flee into the desert
The complete Metropolis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2026, the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. In July 2008 a complete copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. After years of restoration the sci-fi epic was re-released in theaters in 2010 as The Complete Metropolis
The broken jug by Heinrich von Kleist( Visual )

29 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy of Dutch village life, in which Judge Adam presides over a trial regarding the supposed breaking of Frau Rull's beautiful jug by her daughter's suitor. A visiting inspector exposes Adam himself as the culprit
Das Nibelungenbuch by Thea von Harbou( Book )

23 editions published between 1923 and 1935 in German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman in the moon by Fritz Lang( Visual )

32 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early silent film describing a journey by rocket ship to the moon. Rather than a flight of pure fantasy, director Fritz Lang conceived a modernized "trip to the Moon" grounded in state-of-the-art astrophysics & spiced with romance and espionage. One of the most influential science fiction films of its era, in many respects technically accurate
Der Krieg und die Frauen : Novellen by Thea von Harbou( Book )

22 editions published between 1913 and 1919 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Harbou, Tea, 1888-1954

Harbou, Thea.

Harbou, Thea 1888-1954

Harbou, Thea Gabriele.

Harbou, Thea Gabriele von 1888-1954

Harbou, Thea von

Harbū, T. (Tea), 1888-1954

Harbū, Tea, 1888-1954

Harbu, Tea fon 1888-1954

Harbu, Tea /fon Rogge.

Klein-Rogge, Thea.

Klein-Rogge, Thea Gabriele.

Lang, Thea.

Lang, Thea, 1888-1954

Lang, Thea Gabriele.

Rogge, Thea Klein-.

Tendulkar, Thea.

Tendulkar, Thea Gabriele.

Thea von Harbou actrice allemande

Thea von Harbou attrice e sceneggiatrice tedesca

Thea von Harbou deutsche Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

Thea von Harbou Duits filmregisseur

Thea von Harbou German actress

Thea von Harbou guionista cinematográfica, actriz y escritora alemana

Thea von Harbou saksalainen näyttelijä

Von Harbou, Thea

Von Harbou Théa 1888-1954

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MetropolisDas Testament des Dr. Mabuse