WorldCat Identities

Preminger, Otto

Works: 560 works in 2,436 publications in 10 languages and 27,172 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  War films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Legal films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Actor, Author, Restager , Performer, pmn, Film editor, fmd, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Creator, pre, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Otto Preminger
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Most widely held works by Otto Preminger
Laura by Otto Preminger( Visual )

156 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,175 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 )

104 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,051 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 by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,921 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 )

81 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of American POWs are imprisoned in the German POW camp: Stalag 17
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

111 editions published between 1200 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,743 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
The man with the golden arm by Otto Preminger( Visual )

150 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

99 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic opera comes alive in an African-American version about a young soldier that falls for a beautiful factory worker
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( Visual )

35 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 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 )

42 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State brings to light 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 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife dies, Matt Calder and his young son begin a new life in the breathtaking, rugged Northwest wilderness, where Calder is robbed and beaten by ruthless gambler Harry Weston. When Weston's beautiful fiancée then decides to nurse Calder back to health, the insanely jealous Weston risks their lives by taking them all on a ride down a treacherous river in this spectacular looking western
The Cardinal by Otto Preminger( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 514 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 )

44 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 500 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
Anatomy of a murder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 477 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 drama, 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 is an American movie landmark
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell is court-martialed after campaigning to build an armed Air Force against the will of his superiors in the Army Air Service. Based on a true story
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 389 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
Fallen angel( Visual )

30 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 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
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and French and held by 372 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 370 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 )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 329 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 )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 310 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
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.14 for The hobbit ... to 0.91 for Otto Premi ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
In harm's way
Anatomy of a murderStalag 17ExodusIn harm's wayAdvise & consentRiver of no returnThe Cardinal
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


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