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Preminger, Otto

Works: 381 works in 1,503 publications in 10 languages and 23,617 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  War films  Animated films  Legal films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Production personnel, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, fmd, pmn, Interviewee, Conductor, Contributor, Creator, Dedicatee, Other, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Otto Preminger
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Laura by Otto Preminger( Visual )

118 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 8 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
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

52 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
The hobbit an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

48 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of American POWs are imprisoned the German POW camp: Stalag 17. When two prisoners are killed during an escape attempt, they suspect the opportunistic Holden of being the spy in their midst
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

93 editions published between 1200 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

42 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 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
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Dandridge delivers a star-making performance in the title role, as a femme fatale who seduces a handsome soldier, setting in motion a classic tale of betrayal and jealousy. With the music of Georges Bizet and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, this musical feast sets the screen on fire with passion
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 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 )

81 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 909 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
The man with the golden arm by Otto Preminger( Visual )

87 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Hollywood landmark, Frank Sinatra gives a searing, Oscar-nominated performance as an aspiring drummer struggling to break free of his drug habit
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 435 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
Where the sidewalk ends by Shel Silverstein( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir-thriller over een corrupte politieman die tot inkeer komt en zijn leven betert
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

41 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 383 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
China blue by Micha X Peled( Visual )

24 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"June Mills and her sister Clara live a quiet life in a small coastal town until Eric Stanton, a smooth-talking con man, comes into their lives. He seems to fall hard for June, but Clara believes he's interested only in the family fortune. Meanwhile, sultry waitress Stella catches Stanton's fancy and thinks he might be her ticket out of town. The local cop knows more than he's telling about his fellow citizens and their tangled relationships, which draw even tighter after a shocking murder"--Container
Angel face by Sarah Weeks( Visual )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 343 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"--Internet Movie Database
Bunny Lake is missing by Otto Preminger( Visual )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 327 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 by Otto Preminger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 268 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 )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 257 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
Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graham Green's adaptation of Bernard Shaw's play about the life of Joan of Arc
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
In harm's way
Alternative Names
Otto Preminger americký režisér, producent a herec

Otto Preminger Amerikaans filmregisseur

Otto Preminger austriacki reżyser filmowy

Otto Preminger director de cine estadounidense de origen judeo-austríaco

Otto Preminger director, producer, actor

Otto Preminger réalisateur américain d'origine autrichienne

Otto Preminger regista austriaco

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

Ото Премингер

Отто Премингер

Отто Премінґер режисер, продюсер. актор

Премингер, Отто

אוטו פרמינגר

اتو پرمینجر

أوتو بريمنغر

অটো প্রেমিঙার

오토 프레민저

프레밍거, 오토 1905-1986


プレミンジャー, オットー



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